Posts Tagged "eat local"

What Local Really Means to Your Grocery Store.

This winter, Wal-Mart announced their plans to bring more local produce to their stores across the United States. The announcement is perhaps one of the most visible indications that the local foods movement has hit the mainstream, as it gains followers for both economic and environmental reasons.

10 Reasons to Eat Local.

Eating local means more for the local economy. According to a study by the New Economics Foundation in London, a dollar spent locally generates twice as much income for the local economy.

Bistro AIX - "Why Buy Local."

Sarah Marie Johnston and Chef Tom Gray of Bistro AIX in Jacksonville, Florida talk about the reasons to buy local. Special thanks to Sarah Marie, Chef Tom and GOLo Jacksonville for helping make this video possible.

Farmers Are Rock Stars!

Our newest video features Travis Grimes of Husk Restaurant in Charleston, South Carolina as he talks about the importance of local food.

Community Supported Agriculture - CSA's

Community Supported Agriculture - CSA's

Thinking about signing up for a CSA but want to learn more about the idea before you commit?    Over the last 20 years, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer. Here are the basics: a farmer offers a certain number of “shares” to the public. Typically the share consists of a box of vegetables, but other farm…read more →

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