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More on the proposed “green food resolution”

Heard from a representative from 39th Ward alderman Margaret Laurino on the proposed “green food resolution” she introduced to her Committee on Energy, Environmental Protection and Public Utilities that I wrote about yesterday. Nonbinding and all pro local-food-is-good-for-you, it sounded swell in theory, and why the hell not? But with its curious and disturbing connection […]

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Foie gras ban activists return to City Council

Eagle-eyed friend of the Food Chain Martha Bayne spotted an item in the New York Times last week about a curious resolution, introduced to a Chicago City Council committee, ostensibly to promote local green foods, community-supported agriculture, farmers’ markets, and community gardens. We can all get behind that, right? Maybe not.