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January 17, 2012

Eating Local With the Click of a Mouse

Want to eat happy apples? Farmigo is one of the few sites on the web that brings tech and locavores together. All you do is log on, find your local farmers on the site, and order your favorite fruits and veggies.

Last summer I interviewed the co-founder of the site, who said that one of the goals of his company is to disrupt the current food industry and its environmentally destructive ways. "Agriculture is the number one climate hazard that we have. The healthcare costs associated with food-related diseases in the U.S. is more than $150 billion a year. That includes obesity and diabetes. Some estimate it will double over the next 10 years. These are real issues," he said. Read it here.

-- Brian Foley

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