For years, online shopping has cut into the margins of brick and mortar retail, but it’s yet to make a dent in grocery stores. The recent purchase of Whole Foods by Amazon promises more convenient access to products from local farms and that could provide a boost for agriculture in the Midwest. Harvest Public Media’s Luke Runyon has more.
Harvest Public Media is a reporting collaboration focused on issues of food, fuel and field. Harvest covers agriculture-related topics through a network of reporters and partner stations throughout the Midwest.