Organic Apple? Check. But Is It Local?

Missoula farmer Josh Slotnick

Missoula farmer Josh Slotnick stands in front of a bin of his Montana homegrown salad greens. Kathy Witkowsky, NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Kathy Witkowsky, NPR

As mega-retailers like Wal-Mart begin to jump on the organic food wagon, organic agriculture is growing into a huge agribusiness. Foods are shipped thousands of miles to market. But the new trend for socially and environmentally conscious shoppers is to buy locally produced food.



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