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James McWilliams: Why the local food movement is being embraced by conservatives

Melanie Wong | Feb 4, 201506:41 PM

". . . What's critical to note about the red state embrace of local food is that it's decidedly not inspired by anti-corporate invective. Instead, it feeds off a Rush Limbaugh-, Fox News-like distrust of federal involvement and, its time-honored flip side, a celebration of self-reliance. "

Why the local food movement is being embraced by conservatives

The quest to localize fresh food is as much an anti-big-ag endeavor as it is an anti-regulatory one

theweek.com
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