If you’ve heard about the local foods movement, you might wonder, “What’s so great about local food?”
Local food is fresher, picked at the peak of flavor, and it loses fewer nutrients in transport.
Better for the environment:
Local food uses fewer fossil fuels in transportation, and sustainable farming uses fewer chemicals and promotes biological diversity.
Better for the economy:
Invest in local business, and they’ll invest locally, too. And eating seasonally means food is less expensive, putting money back into your pocket.
Better for the community:
Get to know who grows your food, and share ideas for growing and cooking with fellow local-foods lovers!