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an open letter to CostCo

by Rob Friesel

Dear CostCo folks— My shopping experience with you has been pretty satisfactory so far. First off, I’m not in it for the aesthetics—the warehouse space is clean but can be a bit overwhelming and crowded and maybe even bewildering.  And that’s OK—it’s become something of a joke1 which eases the tension enough for us to […]

Linkdump for March 22nd

by Rob Friesel

Spoiled: Organic and Local Is So 2008 by Paul Roberts (at Mother Jones) — the gist seems to be: re-evaluate your assumptions about what sustainable agriculture means (hint: it involves more than just carbon footprints and whether/not the farm is organic; see also: labor conditions, see also: man-hours of labor) and maybe be prepared to […]