It’s a Matter of Taste: Defining Local Food is Difficult

It’s a Matter of Taste: Defining Local Food is Difficult

Is local food about location or practices? After all, monoculture farms and factory farming are local to someone. A rural egg farmer may be operating less than a mile from your home, but the farm keeps its hens in battery cages. The business is certainly a local food producer, but some consumers may be against the farm’s practice of keeping hens in crowded cages.

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