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tag: farmers’ markets

Take the Buy Local Challenge!

Want to jump start your commitment to buying locally grown food? Take the Buy Local Challenge! All you have to do is… For the next seven days starting Saturday, July 19 and running through July 27…

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Is it Better to Buy Organic or Local? Now We Know.

Buying local may be the best thing you can do for your community — and the planet. I’ve been singing the praises of buying locally and the locavore movement for quite sometime. But now, more than …

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The Secret Behind Beautiful Farmers’ Market Bouquets

Labor Day might signify the unofficial end of summer for us humans, but our many-petaled friends know better than to think we've entered fall just yet. In New York, September means farmers' mark…

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An Enviable Herbal Harvest in France

While on a recent trip to France, photographer Mimi Giboin pulled out her camera and took some snaps of an out-of-the-ordinary herb stand run by Christine Bouquet (yes, that's her name) at the local …

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Eat Local, Even in Winter

Winter is here, and many people have had to deal with the harsh reality that their local farmers’ market has closed for the season. Is it really possible to eat locally even in the winter? That dep…

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Why Aren’t We Eating Ugly Produce?

You know that food waste is bad for the planet and for your wallet, but one of the major causes of waste in our food system is something you might not expect. Yes, we waste a lot of food by tossing…

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4 Late Summer Farmer’s Market Recipes

I finally live in a town that has a farmer's market - not that I lived so far from it before we moved a whole mile and a half to the new place, but there is something about being able to walk out the …

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5 Ways to Store Fresh Foods Through Winter

Crops that keep for more than just a few weeks are referred to as “storage crops.” Such fruits and veggies are often staples of those interested in sustainable, local eating, as they allow you to stoc…

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5 Reasons To Shop At a Farmers’ Market

You might not know it, but this week (August 5 through August 11) is National Farmers Market Week, officially designated by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to enco…

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Fruits and Vegetables Are the Doctor’s New Orders

By Lacy Hansen for Diets In Review If you’re like me, you grow quickly irritated with how our country treats illnesses and symptoms with pills for 'this' and 'that,' yet we never prescribe preventa…

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