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A Joyful Step in the Right Direction

The title of this post is taken directly from Jennifer Maiser’s response to Stephen Budiansky’s New York Times op-ed of last Friday, titillatingly entitled “Do Locavores Need Math Lessons?” Ms. Maiser is the founder of the Eat Local Challenge, whose 2007 One Local Summer really spurred me into this locavore thing more determinedly. As she says so well, “Food miles are a very small part of the reasons to eating locally.” This is nearly exactly what I said myself upon reading the op-ed. Continue reading