Local Food

To capitalize on expanding interest in locally-sourced and unique food items, a non-profit group is moving forward with plans to build Boston's first permanent public market focused on locally grown foods in a space atop the Haymarket MBTA station.
Jan 27, 2014   Boston Globe
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture says that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of farmers markets in the United States, with a 214% increase since 2000.
Aug 9, 2010   Grist
Patrick Martins, CEO of a sustainable meat company, says that Americans should embrace slaughterhouses in their cities.
Jun 18, 2010   Grist
What can you do with an old crane factory? Turn it into a fish farm, and a hydroponic produce operation.
May 17, 2010   Wall Street Journal
The local food movement is growing in popularity, but a lack of related agricultural and processing infrastructure is holding back its spread.
Mar 31, 2010   The New York Times
An art group called Fallen Fruit promotes the idea of public fruit trees for general consumption by all. But on a trip to Madrid to plant trees, the government refused their intervention, saying that trees were architecture for the city, not food.
Mar 3, 2010   GOOD Magazine
Cityscape Farms has developed a new technique for farming fish along with vegetables in combined urban food systems that allows them to farm in developed areas.
Jan 29, 2010   Good
Local food and small farming are part of a growing food trend in the U.S. But, as Steph Larsen writes, the trend is going to need more infrastructure down the supply chain to sustain itself
Jan 7, 2010   Grist
Some local food activists are taking their movement to a whole new territory: urban hunting.
Nov 30, 2009   The New York Times
Global corporations like Frito Lay and Barnes and Noble are attempting to co-opt the word 'local' into their branding.
Oct 21, 2009   Utne Reader
The "go local" movement has proved so popular that it's become irresistible...for international mega-corporations.
Sep 24, 2009   Creators.com