Community-supported agriculture vs supermarkets

Once people fall for supermarket advertising, they start to lose the ability to cook, and then they have to rely on processed, corporate food. Everything about that attitude is wrong, from environment and communities to health and jobs.

With Maresa Bossano from UK CSA Network.

Highlights:

  • With CSA, you’re giving your money straight to the farmer, so you know where your money’s going – whereas if you’re giving your money to a supermarket, it’s going to shareholders, who are just sucking money out of communities and away from growers.
  • CSA veg is generally cheaper than supermarket equivalents.
  • Once people fall for supermarket advertising, they start to lose the ability to cook, and then they have to rely on processed, corporate food. Everything about that attitude is wrong, from environment and communities to health and jobs.

Read our LowImpact Community Supported Agriculture topic introduction.

Transcript on LowImpact.org.

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