Why Buy Local?

Why Buy Local?
  • Taste the freshness of each season, engage more fully with the seasonal rhythm of our planet
  • Support family farmers, some are your own neighbors
  • Promote more local wealth
  • Reduce the use of fossil fuels in growing, processing and transportation
  • Use less plastic, create less packaging waste
  • Less risk of food contamination
  • Local food is more nutrient dense
  • Minimize chemicals, potentially toxic pollutants to water, air, land and your food
  • Promote humane treatment of animals
  • Knowing where your food comes from creates a connection of community, people and planet

For more discussion on all these points and more, click here…

https://www.well.org/conscious-consumers/10-advantages-of-buying-local/

https://cuesa.org/learn/10-reasons-support-farmers-markets



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