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Commentary: The ugly truth about the ugly produce movement

An op-ed by Phat Beets Produce and Food First, both Californian food justice organisations, argues that commercial ventures buying and selling cheap “ugly” (e.g. misshapen) produce are undercutting food justice initiatives (such as Phat Beets Produce’s own community-supported agriculture scheme) and reducing the amount of surplus food available to be sent to food banks.

Read the full commentary here. See also the Foodsource resource What about the relationship between food, culture, ethics and social norms?

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25 Sep 2018
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