Researchers at the University of Califronia have been lucky enough to have their findings on 'local food' picked up by the NY Times and therefore added to the debate on what is good news. The team went to see how green local food is and ok, ok, some of their findings are rather 'no-shit-sherlock', but the story does well to by covering the complexities of modern food consumption:

Researchers at the University of Califronia have been lucky enough to have their findings on ‘local food’ picked up by the NY Times and therefore added to the debate on what is good news. The team went to see how green local food is and ok, ok, some of their findings are rather ‘no-shit-sherlock’, but the story does well by covering the complexities of modern food consumption:

The local food, or locavore, movement has so much momentum that some of the food glitterati have declared that such food is better than organic …While the research is not yet complete, Tom Tomich, director of the University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, said the fact that something is local doesn’t necessarily mean that it is better, environmentally speaking.

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