While many people in the U.S. are paying premiums for local and organic foods, a recent story in the LA Times describes a small movement of people who are rejecting consumerism and pulling together meals–and wardrobes and homes–from the garbage. Called freeganism (which includes an activity known as dumpster diving), it’s often practiced by middle class people who are choosing to simplify their lives–in the extreme. One man’s compost is another man’s supper, I guess.