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REASONS TO PLANT LOCALLY
AND REDUCE FOOD MILES:
Gives local farmers and rural economies a fighting chance.
Mass farming depends on fossil fuels, depletes soils, and poisons waterways.
In mass-produced foods, nothing matters but yield, uniformity, and ability to withstand industrial harvesting.
Long-hauled food loses vitamins and gains contaminants.
Easier to avoid salmonella, e. coli, and other hazards.
Visit www.garden.org for more information.
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