How the local food economy helps empower and disempowered
Local food economy helps to empower the society but also disempowered in some ways. It empowers by improving social ties among members and encourages members to work toward the same goal. People become acquitted to one another converting rural markets into social events. However, local food economy is inefficient and leads to low output that may make economies lose food self-sufficiency, which may make the government of the day lack legitimacy and political independency (Norberg-Hodge, et al., 2002).