Looking at the world from my small rural acres in the Blue Ridge.

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More on McWilliams

More on McWilliams

James E. McWilliams      Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly.   Little, Brown 2009. With the emphasis on ‘just’ McWilliams asks all Americans concerned with issues of food production to look beyond our own immediate and […]

Food production: Local and Global

Food production: Local and Global

After reading, it seems, so many of the current books on local, sustainable, and responsible farming, gardening, and eating I have at last been introduced to an author who articulates a nuanced mid-ground between the ideals of the locavore movement and the necessities of global […]