Guest Blog Post: Pierre Desrochers

In Agriculture, Commentary by Lenore Newman7 Comments

My last two blog posts have both been responses to The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000 Mile Diet, and can be found here and here. Dr. Pierre Desrochers, one of the co-authors of this book, has been kind enough to engage with my critique. This blog post was originally posted as a comment to my last entry, but …

Pierre Desrochers and local food

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Pierre Desrochers and his new book “The 10,000 Mile Diet” are, predictably, getting a large amount of press these days, adding to the unfrotunate false dichotomy of local versu global in the food system. As a food security expert, I cringe when I see these sorts of poorly researched (on both sides) arguments, and so I think it is time …