I got a bit of flack for my post on "lazy locavores" earlier this week. Riffing off of a New York Times "trend" piece, I questioned the practice of "outsourcing one's veggie patch" -- paying someone to install, tend, and harvest a home veggie garden. I accused folks who use such services of having a "hyper-consumerist" take on local food -- of wanting the trappings and status of a home garden without getting their hands dirty. Several people -- including energy blogger extraordinaire Bart Anderson -- cogently critiqued my position. "Is it not a good thing to support local organic …
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