Another Reason to Buy Local – Organics from China

I recently heard that organic chickens in the US are being fed organic feed from China. That doesn’t make sense. The cost of shipping feed that far goes counter to the organic ethos, which in it’s essence stands for local, sustainable food systems.  I’m also concerned about the organic standards in China.

I’m disappointed in Whole Foods for selling organic chicken and eggs that are fed organic feed from China. Do what’s right for you, but I will continue to look for local sources of chicken, eggs, and the majority of the food I feed my family.

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