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About Local Food

There are many places where you can find more information about local food. Here are just a few:

Report from the Government's Local Food Working Group, March 2003

Wikipedia's entry on Local Food contains a lot of background information on the issues and arguments around local food.

Defra policy paper on Local Food

Defra policy pages on sustainable farming and food - The BBC Food Matters site

The Soil Association's Local Food project site

FARMA's 21 Reasons to Support Local Foods

The Internation Society for Ecology and Culture have a neat summary of what is wrong with the current food system and why local food is the answer in their article Bringing the Food Economy Home.

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