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Local has replaced organic as the most dynamic sector of the retail food market. For many people, local has become the new organic. The growing popularity of local foods is but the latest phase in a long-term trend that is fundamentally transforming the American food system. People want food they can trust, so they buy locally, from people they trust. But at present, organic agriculture is being transformed into industrial agriculture. Perhaps someday the local foods movement also will be co-opted and controlled by the industrial food system. If so, another food movement will arise to carry forward the ecological, social, and economic values that spawned the natural food movement