Organic, natural and sustainably produced foods, once sequestered to specialty aisles or health food stores, now share the shelf along with processed food in many supermarkets. For that, we can all be grateful. But for every step forward, the good food movement continues to face unique challenges and unforeseen resistance from the industrial food complex. Here are a few food trends we can expect to see, hear, read or eat more of in 2012.
Top photo: Harvest Hastings board member, Jenny Cook of Knuckle Down Farm, along with Stone Soup coordinator Michele Vindum of Plainfield Heritage