Farmers' markets are great and a positive way to support your local economy. Keep in mind, though, that not all food found in these markets is local and some comes from the same channels as supermarket foods. If you`re interested in local foods, be sure to ask the vendor where it came from.
If you are interested in going further but just don't know where to start, the following two links are pretty good resources:
Once you start digging deeper, you will probably be amazed (and shocked) to find out what goes on behind our backs in the food system and until we start asking questions and demanding answers, it will continue to be hidden.
- 9/23/2011 6:15:26 AM