27 Jan '14, 9pm

2014 Is The Year of Buying Locally #SHFT #sustainable

2014 Is The Year of Buying Locally #SHFT #sustainable

Alison Coyne for the Huffington Post: 2014 is the year of buying local. You've heard that, right? These days all it takes is a bunch of people repeating the same catchphrase over and over to make it the zeitgeist, so let's do that. Everywhere you go, just be like "Oh yeah, 2014? Year of buying local." Say it and we will make it so. This seemingly random declaration of mine is actually related to a much deeper puzzle I've been pondering in my head. I own a cooking school and café with an event space in Manhattan called Haven's Kitchen. When people ask me, "What is Haven's Kitchen?" I usually just say "a cooking school," because trying to explain the rest gets me a bit tongue-tied. Inevitably, the next question they ask is, "What kind of cooking school?" to which I reply, "We teach all sorts of cuisine but we really teach our students about cooking to support a more sustaina...

Full article: http://www.shft.com/reading/the-year-of-buying-locally/

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