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Local vs Organic

(Image Source)Thanks to a reader comment from Beverly on the Maximize Your Time at the Market post, we have another question: [quote style=”boxed”]When you can only choose one: say local produce maybe or maybe not grown using sustainable, organic methods or organic produce shipped in from across the country, which do you choose?[/quote] First and…

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Guest Post: Local Outside America

Today we have a guest post from Anabelle Harari. Anabelle is a recent Mount Holyoke College graduate, lover of cheese, and urban gardener. She writes about local food as an agent of change on her blog: The Local Belle. You can connect with Anabelle on twitter @thelocalbelle. I’ve been traveling around South Asia for about six…

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When it’s not Local

People assume that because I consider myself a locavore that I eat 100% local food. Wrong. I hope to someday get to that place – but at this stage in my life that is not realistic. Right now, I eat about 70% local food and that bumps up to about 80% in the summer and…

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A Little Pollan Video

You are all probably aware of how much I admire Michael Pollan. He is changing the face of local/organic food and conscious food consumption. I have an adorable stop-action video here to share that is animated with vegetables and comes from Marija Jacimovic and Benoit Detalle at Brain Pickings. Love this! It took them 3 weeks…