The Locavore’s Dilemma

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Economic geographer Pierre Desrochers discusses the locavore movement, arguing that locavorism may be just a well-meaning marketing fad, or possibly a dangerous distraction from solving serious global food issues.  In The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000 Mile Diet, he and his co-author, policy analyst Hiroko Shimizu, explain the history, science, and economics of food supply.