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"Regenerative Agriculture and the Denial of Comparative Advantage - Part 2: Public Granaries." Econlog (January 12, 2022).

"Regenerative Agriculture and the Denial of Comparative Advantage. Recreating Old Problems? - Part 1: Food Security." Econlog (December 24, 2021).

"Five Myths Propagated by Local-Food Activists." American Institute for Economic Research (articles) (November 14, 2019). 

"Dialogue: Should Food Come from Near or Far?" (Debate with Kris Vester) Alberta Views (May 23, 2018).

"'Local Food' revolution is No Solution." Telegraph-Journal; May 8 2018: A.11.

"The Madness of Locavorism." Grains West (June 2016).

"On the Pitfalls of Urban Food Production." New Geography (September 6, 2014).

"On Earth Day, Celebrate the Green Benefits of Our Globalized Food Supply Chain." iedm.org (French version) (April 29, 2014).

"How Carbon Fuels kept the Third Horseman in Check - Modern transportation & food security." The Drill (January 01, 2014), B8.
(French translation Comment les hydrocarbures ont terrassé le troisième cavalier - Transports modernes et sécurité alimentaire. Institut économique Molinari (June 12, 2014).

"The Locavores Delusion. Truer Advertising for the Local Food Debate." Fair Observer (September 21, 2013).

"The Politics on our Plate (Debate with Sarah Elton)." Literary Review of Canada (July-August 2013).

"Locavorism Vs Resource Efficiency." MasterResource (July 18, 2013).

"Les souverainistes alimentaires font fausse route." iedm.org (March 25, 2013).

"Beyond Locavorism: Food Diversity for Food Security (carbon-fuel transport remains essential)." MasterResource (February 22, 2013). (French translation)

"Locavores or Loco-vores?" The American Magazine (September 18, 2012).

"Huile de palme : pas si mauvaise que ça." La Tribune (September 13, 2012).

"Liberated from gruel and mush." Spiked (August 23, 2012).

"Book Excerpt: Why eating 'global' is more sustainable than eating 'local'." National Post (August 22, 2012).

"Debating Locavores: Food to Energy to Smart Action (response to critics)." MasterResource (August 10, 2012).

"Manger local est-il raisonable? Pas évident!" International Center for Research on Environmental Issues - ICREI (August 6, 2012).

"Local food movement leads to less security." TheStar.com (July 8, 2012).

Guest Blog Post. Sand and Feathers (Lenore Newman). July 8, 2012. (Reply to Deconstructing The Locavore's Dilemma: A response to Pierre Desrochers. Sand and Feathers, July 8, 2012).

"Why Locavorism Doesn't Make Us Happier, Healthier, or Safer." The Daily Beast (July 1st, 2012).

"Point of View: Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu on the Locavore's Dilemma." Geographical, no. 84, vol. 7 (July 2012), p. 77.

"The Locavore's Delusion." Fraser Forum (July-August 2012).

"Eating local hurts the planet." Salon (June 16, 2012).

"Taking on the Locavores." Le Québécois Libre (June 15, 2012).

"Taking on the Locavores." Freedom Forum (June 7, 2012).

"Tribalism and the Local Food Movement." Mises Institute of Canada (April 12, 2012).

"In Praise of the 10,000 Mile Diet." PERC Reports: Vol. 28, No. 1, February.



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