Can local feed meet global needs?
The local food movement has been growing steadily the past few years, but availability, cost, and convenience remain an issue. Can local food be produced at a scale that makes it affordable for the consumer and viable for small farmers? And will eating local ever be a high priority for consumers?
- Kathy Draeger: Adjunct assistant professor of agronomy and plant genetics at the University of Minnesota. Kathy and her husband operate a farm in Big Stone County.
- Glen Hill: Executive director of the Minnesota Food Association.
- Brian Halweil: Senior Fellow at the Worldwatch Institute, where he specializes in food and agriculture.
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