Ed Cotton: The Local Movement Is Growing Beyond Food

Ed Cotton: The Local Movement Is Growing Beyond Food
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Ed Cotton delves into the meaning of 'local' beyond the food and restaurant industry and what it means in the face of a world that is still very dependant on mass-produced products developed in faraway lands.

Ed Cotton, BSSP
  • 16 august 2011

The production of many of the brands we use has long been outsourced to far off lands this means that the vital and often vibrant connection between the producer and the consumer is severed.

While years ago, this production connection would have been celebrated and romanced, the production side of the business is now mentioned in a hushed whisper whenever Taiwan, China or any Asian country is disclosed as the source.

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