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Local versus Organic Produce


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Local versus Organic Produce

FeelingALittleBreadish | Oct 12, 2009 10:11 AM

So, I was at a family-owned grocery store yesterday—one with great produce. I wanted Swiss chard and had a choice between conventionally grown local chard for $1.99 a pound and chard grown organically thousands of miles away for $3.99 per pound.

What's better for my health and the environment: buying locally grown "conventional" produce or organic produce grown 3,000 miles away?

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