promoting local produce

this is a well-written article by a Minnesota farmer outlining a few of the problems faced by farmers that are trying to grow produce for local markets.  this is an issue i feel strongly about, but it’s easy to feel totally strangled by the government and big business, as the article shows.  i guess we’ll just have to keep on pushing!

Published: March 1, 2008
Ultimately, it is the consumer who will pay the greatest price if the federal government continues to prevent the local food movement from expanding.

One Response to “promoting local produce”

  1. Check out the campaign to contact members of Congress to address the issues with commodity farmland in the Farm Bill:

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