Posts Tagged "farmers markets"

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.

People will want to eat even

People will want to eat even "smaller" in 2013

The big food makers face a serious challenge for 2013: Consumers will want to eat even “smaller.” Not smaller as in less, but smaller as in locally grown, inspired by street vendors and loaded with fresh, veggie concoctions. So says a 2013 food trends report by the research firm Culinary Visions, scheduled to be released on Tuesday.

Why Buy Locally Grown?

Why Buy Locally Grown?

You’ve probably been told a million and one times that you should buy locally grown. And, you’ve also probably seen local farmers markets sprout up around your neighborhood. But why should you buy local? What’s the benefit to you, your community and the environment?

Indie Businesses Deliver Bigger Economic Benefit

Indie Businesses Deliver Bigger Economic Benefit

Choosing a locally owned store generates almost four times as much economic benefit for the surrounding region as shopping at a chain, a new study has concluded. The analysis also found that eating at a local restaurant produces more than twice the local economic impact of dining at a chain restaurant.

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!

Independent We Stand
Independent We Stand Independent We Stand