Just what is considered local? I received the weekly ad from Price Chopper which advertised: “See inside for… The best in Fresh from Local Farms”. Right under that was an ad for Fresh Sweet California Driscoll’s Strawberries.
Last I checked, California is on the West Coast. And we’re not.
Perhaps I’m just a little aware at the moment having just finished Barbara Kingsolver et al’s Animal Vegetable Miracle. This is a book that I avoided for some reason, then it was given to me as a gift and I devoured it. It’s a good easy read for anyone even slightly interested in the locavore movement, though if you don’t have a farm (or a very big yard) it might be a little frustrating.
UNLESS you plant a truck farm.