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Local Foods finds a new home for its vision of a locavore future
"There are things that are like Match.com for farmers, to connect them with restaurants," says Andrew Lutsey, founder of Local Foods Grocer & Distributor, a start-up distributor for, well, locally grown foods. "But distribution was missing. Farmers were reluctant to hand over what they raised because they were afraid distributors wouldn't represent them properly or care for the product properly. So we set out to build trust with farmers. Everything we distribute is 100 percent source identified. We say to farmers, we are a platform for you to sell product."Chicago Reader article click here
Proposed City of Chicago Ethanol Ordinance Would be a Step in the Right Direction
A proposed City of Chicago ordinance that would require most gas stations to offer E15 fuel - 15 percent ethanol, 85 percent gasoline - is one example of a smaller step we can take now to increase our use of renewable energy sources and limit greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global climate change.Read full article here!
Ethanol Debate with Jim Murphy
On May 8, 2013, Carbon Green's CEO, Jim Murphy and Jerry Taylor, from the Cato Institute, had a friendly and informal discussion on ethanol's role in the transportation fuel sector and how it relates to free markets. The event was moderated by John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute. A video recording of the event will be posted shortly.
The Great Ethanol Debate