This month, the Vermont-based local food advocacy group "Strolling of the Heifers" released its second annual Locavore Index. The index ranks states based on their commitment to local food. Michigan earned a spot at # 22 on the list.
Michigan State University C.S. Mott Professor of Sustainable Agriculture Michael Hamm discusses the growth and future of the local food movement in Michigan.
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