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How the Local Food Movement Falls Short

By Kara Miller

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Farmers markets -- like the one in Copley square where this spread comes from -- are taking hold in some places, but is healthy, local produce accessible to all? (erincooks/flickr)



The locavore movement is increasingly powerful — but one author says the movement is not nearly diverse enough and excludes some of the very people who most need healthy, affordable food.

We look at eating local — from a radically different perspective.

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