Sunday, July 6

Wal-Mart Jumping on the Local Food Bandwagon

What advocacy and persuasion can't accomplish, pure economics can. Wal-Mart stores are aggressively seeking to increase local food purchases to lower food miles as rising fuel costs augment the price of food. Though consumer preference for local foods factors in their decision, Wal-Mart sees the true benefit in their bottom line.

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Blogger nill said...

It's important to realize that "local" does not mean the local mom/pop organic farm. Local in this context makes no differentiation between the local agrobusiness megafarm and the organic co-op.

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