“Math Lessons for Locavores”

A Times contributor weighs in….

“Eating locally grown produce is a fine thing in many ways. But it is not an end in itself, nor is it a virtue in itself. The relative pittance of our energy budget that we spend on modern farming is one of the wisest energy investments we can make, when we honestly look at what it returns to our land, our economy, our environment and our well-being.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/20/opinion/20budiansky.html?_r=1

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    August 22, 2010

    Mark

    It’s not about math, it’s about ethics.