No stretch for local food in Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant recently published Nourishing the Planet’s opinion editorial that focused on the benefits of local food.

Small markets, like this one in Tanzania, are an important part of the transition to a locally-based food system. (Photo Credit: Bernard Pollack)

Purchasing local food has many advantages– buying locally farmed food is an important way to strengthen the local economy. From women in Senegal growing traditional produce and farmers in Kenya using local seeds to Community Supported Agriculture in Connecticut, this piece highlights how the local food movement is growing.

To purchase State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet please click HERE. And to watch the one minute book trailer, click HERE.

 

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