From the Forums: Vending Machines Go Local?


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greenvert writes:

For farmers looking to deliver fresh produce directly to their consumers at reasonable prices, there's a new option: vending machines. They're called Regiomats, and they can vend milk, sausage, eggs, butter, and cheese, among other things. I wonder, though- is this a big step step towards going green, local, and organic, or a move in the wrong direction? Vending machines bring with them all the problems of energy use, especially since these have to be refrigerated as well. So, are we going to start seeing these in the US, or are they one more greenwashed product that's not going anywhere?

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