WhadayaKnow? Why is it important to buy local food?
By Jenny Kalish and Carolyn Sundquist
Every Monday Great Lakes Echo runs video clips of random people answering questions that experts believe environmentally literate citizens should understand. In the last clip an expert explains the correct answers.
This week’s question: “Why is it important to buy local food?”
This week’s expert is Laurie Thorp, director of the Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment (RISE) at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
RISE provides students interested in environmental studies a chance to work on community projects that promote sustainability.