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August 29, 2009

Meat, from a Wisconsinite

Yes, we have a lot of cows. Thus the cheese, and cheeseheads. We also see a lot of beef. Hamburgers, meatloaf, casserole, steak. Grain-fed, industrial-raised beef. It's delicious, I know. But I don't eat it. I can't afford it. And...


August 24, 2009

Milk, from a Wisconsinite

Wisconsinites are proud of their milk. I didn't realize until I moved away that Wisconsin really has the best dairy products - fresh milk, cheddar cheese, ice cream and frozen custards... But this industry is in serious distress. "Dairy giants"...


August 15, 2009

the corporate co-opt of local

Sure, buying local is getting big, but even I didn't think corporations would begin attempts to profit off it so soon. Call me naive. Here is a section from an excellent article about the co-optation of local. Even Wal-Mart is getting in on the act, hanging bright green banners over its produce aisles that simply say, “Local.”