Food & Farming

Growing, Eating (and Catching) More Local Food

(Joanna Detz/ecoRI News)

New England wants to produce 50 percent of its food by 2060. How do we get there? What role does Rhode Island play?

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  1. Backyard orchards, gardens and livestock are key – as are decentralized harvesting, distribution and data collection strategies (to prove it’s happening). Some are working on this, but it will take lots more buy-in and enthusiasm to get to (and document) this 50%.

    That said, the 43 year time-frame is entirely meaningless. Kind of like saying "my grandkids should do this, ’cause I’m not about to." Why are we pushing our goals off nearly 2 generations? How about smaller goals with 5-year windows?

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