Access to "ethical" food often available only to the wealthy, study finds

Posted on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

The benefits of buying "ethical" food at farmer's markets and organic grocers often comes at the expense of equal access, according to a new study at the University of Guelph.  Professor and Director of the Arrell Food Institute, Evan Fraser, and researcher Kelly Hodgins highlight a paradox within the "ethical eating" movement. There are several reasons that prevent lower-income people from accessing these foods, ranging from higher prices, to social stigma, to geography.  

Read the full article from the Globe and Mail - Access to 'ethical' food often available only to the wealthy, study says. 

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