Posts Tagged "slow food movement"

Slow Food: A Challenge to Eat Local

Slow Food: A Challenge to Eat Local

It encourages people to choose locally grown (and GMO free) food and traditional recipes over mass-produced and globally distributed options.

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 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?

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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