Servicing the local food movement has become the mission of several Internet startups in search of better ways to connect growers to eaters. The
Wall Street Journal
surveys firms across the nation, including A2's own Real Time Farms.
"Meanwhile, former Silicon Valley engineer Karl Rosaen co-founded Real Time Farms LLC and is building a database of farms and their growing practices, making it possible, for instance, to find a place to buy a tomato grown without synthetic pesticides with a few clicks. So far, the site has growing-practice information for a few hundred farms."
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