Tag Archives: farm food

Institutions and local: It’s pay to play

Many people believe that getting local food into a city is a simple, straight line that starts in one place and goes by the most efficient route possible to the destination. A ————– Z, where A is the farm and … Continue reading

Posted in Barriers to buying local | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We can’t afford local.

Large aluminum kettles at a Louisville processing plant hold 2500 gallons of simmering beef, beans, tomatoes and spices, bubbling away to create a chili that’s destined for public schools all across Kentucky. Mike, the plant owner, will eventually put the … Continue reading

Posted in Barriers to buying local | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

“Local” vs “direct farm impact”

To the consternation of many, the University of Kentucky will be releasing imminently a request for proposals for dining services. Citizen, student and faculty groups have organized against replacing the self-operated dining services with one of the big food service … Continue reading

Posted in What does "local" mean | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment