Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Wrap Sheets

Slate's Green Lantern columnist wraps her head around the question of whether packaging leftovers in aluminum foil or plastic wrap is better for the environment. The takeaway is, it depends.

Farm-to-Table vs. Farms-to-Test Tube-to-Factory-to ...
At Huffington Post, Steve Ettlinger describes two meals -- one based on economies of huge scale and scientifically based processing at Archer Daniels Midland's R&D headquarters in Dacatur, IL, and another based on the farm-to-table ethos at Bacaro restaurant, in Champaign, IL -- in A Tale of Two (Extremely Different) Meals.

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