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Locally grown not all it’s cracked up to be?

Tracy Davis, Rollie Jacobsen, Ross Currer I found these two commentaries in last Sunday’s StarTribune to be interesting and am hoping it can jumpstart another food fight like the one on the right. 1) Greg Breining: Does the local-food movement make a difference? Not really. “Local food has many joys, especially at this time of year, but saving energy and boosting the local economy are not among them.” 2) Steve Calvin: Does the local-food movement make a difference? It sure helps. “Buying locally grown food connects us to our roots. And since you’re putting it in your mouth, wouldn’t you like to know where it comes from?”