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Organic and Local Foods


The Great Food Debate: Organic vs. Local Food

Let’s face it. We have to select amongst a number of choices when deciding what food to buy and where to buy it. Health conscious…


Yielding More Than Crops

The Benefits of Gardening It can be hard to maintain a healthy diet, especially with the abundance of convenience foods that are easy to eat,…


A Parent’s Guide to Farm-to-School Programs

The number of farm-to-school programs in the United States has increased dramatically in recent years. At last count, the USDA reported over 3,800 school districts…


What To Choose When Buying Organic

Organic food products are in demand! In 2012, 81% of consumers purchased organic food at least some of the time. While some buy organic foods…


Variety Spices Up the Farmers’ Market

Boasting hundreds of varieties of produce and amazing customer service, farmers’ markets connect people in their communities with locally grown produce. Farmers’ markets are gaining popularity. Since…


Organic Produce: Protecting Yourself from Pesticides

The U.S. Department of Agriculture found that even after washing, some fruits and vegetables consistently carry much higher levels of pesticide residue than others. The Environmental Working…


Nothing Tastes as Good or is Better for You than Garden Fresh

There is no question. Fresh, locally grown produce is more nutrient rich and tastes better than most fruits and vegetables found at your local grocery…


Conventional vs. Organic vs. Local Produce

When it comes to fresh produce, no matter what type you buy, conventional, organic, or locally grown, fruits and vegetables are vital to your health. Hundreds of…


Benefits of Locally Grown Produce

Local food travels fewer miles to land on your plate: “Local food” does not have a specific definition, but these foods have been grown within a 100-mile…


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