Is the price of gas affecting your food buying decisions?
A recent Newsweek article looks at the effect of gas prices on Americans' food shopping habits. Many of the people in the article lament that in order to save money, they have been choosing to buy produce from local farmers who farm with chemicals. There is a school of thought that "organics is the private school of the food industry", with higher prices making it hard for ordinary folks to stay true to organics. What do you think?
"CSA" stands for "community supported agriculture". Members of the community pay at the start of the season for a share of the produce of a local farm. In our case, the season runs for 20 weeks, and most members come to the farm itself to pick up their share each week.