Where Russ Parsons Goes Grocery-Shopping

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“The local thing is doing well, but I think people argue that the whole world should be this way, with everyone growing all their own food or buying it from neighbors or the local farmers market. I still do most of my shopping at Trader Joe’s. When I’m testing recipes, I test stuff from Albertsons or, if the paper’s paying for it, Bristol Farms.”— L.A. Times food editor, Russ Parsons, on how the local foods movement “is going.” [Press Telegram]