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As the tech world rushes to fill the local food space, a team of industry veterans has launched Good Eggs, a site to help small vendors scale up.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass is more than just a window into the government’s local food work. It’s also an effort to ensure that work continues.
Most small farmers can’t compete with the efficiency of industrial grain production, but a growing number are now offering heritage and landrace varieties in their local areas.
Want to know why the local food movement matters to so many? Take a look at these articulate responses to our recent interview with the authors of the “Locavore’s Dilemma.”
In their book, “The Locavore’s Dilemma,” Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu argue that a widespread embrace of local food could have “disastrous effects.” We wanted to know more.
Rep. Chellie Pingree introduced the Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act to make sure small-scale agriculture doesn’t get left out of this year’s farm bill.
By sourcing local toppings for its burgers in Italy, the multinational might have taken a small step in a sustainable direction. Or not, says Slow Food.
A growing cadre of farmers, chefs, activists, and consumers is moving Alabama back to its rich and sustainable agricultural heritage.