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Why local food matters - especially during a pandemic

6 monthes ago   |   By Grist

Hey there,
A few years ago, our local land trust scraped together the money to buy 12 acres of a former berry farm in town, ensuring that the land would remain in production and be protected in perpetuity. Since then, the farm has become a source of fresh produce for our schools, the local food bank, and a handful of other places, as well as a testing ground for no-till farming practices. (Don't ask about the wacky experiment that became salacious front-page news in our hippie haven, involving an anaerobic digester and tofu-factory waste.)
The farm has been a remarkable example of what a...
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