There are other comments that bring up points which could be debated, and perhaps, refuted. At the very least, other points of view are also plausible. I won’t address them here.
I will agree with Ms. Shivvers on her last comment. The opportunity to “buy local” gives a choice to those of us lucky enough to be close to a Farmers’ Market or CSA to buy fresh, to buy local. But for many, many people in our country and around the world, this isn’t available. We are fortunate to have “commodity agriculture” working for them and for us.
John E. Jensen