On average, a fruit or vegetable purchased at a US grocery store, will have traveled 1,500 miles from the farm to your plate. Here’s more about the long journey of non-local produce.
With spring, comes a flood of seasonal farmers markets, which means it’s easier for you to access farm-fresh produce. If you’re wondering why farmers markets may just be the greatest thing to pop up in your neighborhood this spring, here are 3 big reasons why you should seek out your local farmers market.
Eating locally in the cold winter months is easy with a variety of roots, tubers, and tasty veggies available. Local foods are fresher, taste better, have greater nutritional quality, reduce your carbon footprint, and support your community. Here are 10 of our favorite winter foods you should enjoy.