What does “local food” mean? Most of us think of local food as something that was grown nearby geographically, although the distances can vary a lot.
We also tend to make a lot of assumptions about what local food can do. For example, we think of “local” food, as a more sustainable alternative to the global, industrial food system that produces lots of food, but is also environmentally destructive, makes people sick, and leaves many hungry. Read more >