Why Sustainable Agriculture is Important to Walmart

November 15, 2010 by  
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Photo credit: Walmart This guest post was written by Beth Keck, senior director of sustainability at Walmart. Walmart customers—whether they live in Chicago or Tokyo—want locally grown fresh produce. Yet, while grocery sales make up more than half our business, we haven’t focused enough of our sustainability efforts toward the food we sell.

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Tom Philpott on the Dangers of Locavore Snobbery

November 15, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Natalie Maynor , used under Creative Commons license. I’ve written before about the dangers of pious eco-religion and green living as passive aggressive preaching , and I’ve asked whether it is even possible to preach green without being pr…

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