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Very Local

Bo Bartlett
March 28 2011


I posted recently on the dilemma we face regarding the choice between locally grown non-organic produce and organic produce shipped from further away. My deliberation ended with a compromise: to prefer organic products shipped from afar only in the event that their local counterpart is not available, even if it means buying non-organic.


Upon further thought, there is another step we can take toward a solution. Not only does the...
 
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Local vs. Organic

Bo Bartlett
March 28 2011


With dreams of spring turning finally to reality, many of us are beginning to look forward to visiting seasonal farm stands and markets. But the availability of local produce brings with it a continuing dilemma: local or organic? Many of our local farm stands do not provide organic produce. Does that mean that it would be better to buy organic produce in the supermarket, shipped from further away? This is a...

 
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