Dispensing With The Farmer’s Market Middle Man
Farmer's Markets can only go so far in producing food under ethical, ecologically sound conditions: what's needed is a whole new, regionally directed, distribution system.
Bob Comis doesn’t pull any punches when he busts open a few myths surrounding our idyllic vision of the farmer’s market. As a man devoted to the ethical principles behind the farmer’s market model, he does this not out of spite but as a way of galvanizing those who believe in the importance of ecologically sound and ethical farming.
He highlights that it is not a return to some previously ideal agricultural state which is required, but rather a reinvigoration of the whole distribution process: