Eating Local: A Silver Bullet or a Climate…

In talking to producers and consumers, building local and regional food systems seems like a clear win-win. The narrative is established: producers can capture margins lost by selling to intermediaries, while consumers can learn from the farmers and ranchers they buy from and get fresh, climate-friendly, nutritious food. Though this narrative carries much truth to it, the purported benefits and potential pitfalls of local food systems merit a critical eye as

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