A follow-up to today's Morning Brew post about eating locally:
Commenter Bill Burge pointed me to this editorial from the International Herald Tribune. Writer James E. McWilliams -- who considers himself a supporter of the "food miles" or "locavore" or "eat local" movement -- discusses a recent study by scientists in New Zealand that found that food produced locally may not necessarily leave a smaller carbon footprint than food shipped from elsewhere on the planet. Definitely worth a read.
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.