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The Town That Food Saved by Ben Hewitt
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Oct 12, 2010

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The best part of this work was the descriptions of the ongoing tension between the old-timers of Hardwick who just want to provide food for themselves and their families versus the much more gung-ho, entrepreneurial upstarts who have grand designs on starting a movement and exporting their goods along with an economic model. As an acolyte of the church of Wendell Berry I have to raise a skeptical eyebrow at anything smacking of a "movement." Here's why:


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