Posts Tagged "farm to fork"

Go Farm-to-Fork For National Farmers Market Week

Go Farm-to-Fork For National Farmers Market Week

They connect farmers and ranchers with local consumers, and they offer the freshest produce from the local community. Farmers markets promote a farm-to-fork lifestyle, where food goes directly from the farmer to a family’s dinner table, without passing through cross-country distributors and national supermarket chains first.

A Magazine for Farm-to-Table

A Magazine for Farm-to-Table

When a fledgling magazine gets former President Bill Clinton to contribute an article, you would think he would be featured on the cover. But the cover model for the current issue of the quarterly Modern Farmer

Farmigo: The Virtual Farmer’s Market

Farmigo: The Virtual Farmer’s Market

For generations, a quick trip to the local farmer’s market has been the easiest way to get the freshest produce in town and support local farms in your community. But what if you could achieve the same results without even leaving your desk?

Why Shop at Your Local Farmer’s Market?

Why Shop at Your Local Farmer’s Market?

Shopping at your local farmer’s market this summer is more than just a way to get fresh fruits and veggies for your family – it’s also a way to combat climate change and preserve your community. In a video from Nourish, food journalist Michael Pollan explains how eating local food conserves energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

Top 5 Reasons to Buy Local Food

Top 5 Reasons to Buy Local Food

It’s the best time of year for local produce here in the Northeast where I live. It’s the sixth year in a row that I’ve been a CSA member, and this is when I get to bring home varieties of winter squash, leeks and more hearty greens, along with summer’s lingering tomatoes and hot peppers. There are many reasons people choose to eat local food in season, and taste is as big a factor as any for me.

The Apple Doesn’t Have to Fall Far from the Tree

The Apple Doesn’t Have to Fall Far from the Tree

“An apple a day…” We all know the phrase. We all know what it means. Right? Eat fruits and veggies everyday, and you’ll be a healthier person. And I’m sure that we can all agree that this old adage is true. Most all studies on one’s diet in relation to their health unequivocally show that a diet high in nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables can not only prevents health problems, it can even reverse them!

Show Local Farmers Some Appreciation.

Show Local Farmers Some Appreciation.

As you begin planning your Thanksgiving menu, please consider buying the ingredients from a local farmer’s market. To help, Independent We Stand has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help you find local farmers markets in your community.

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