Thanks to the increased popularity of these direct growers-to-consumers selling venues, tricksters and con men are seeing a ripe hunting ground for easy marks.
Summer is a great time to expand your palette of vegetables and see what you’re missing.
Many fruits and vegetables begin showing up in stores as early as March, depending on where you live.
According to the U. S. Department of Agriculture, nearly $5 BILLION of local market fruits and vegetables are going to supermarkets and restaurants.
Ask yourself this question: what did people eat before there were grocery stores? Not only did they raise much of their own food, they also ate from the food already around them.
I love going to this market. To me, this is the way we should be shopping rather than in sterile supermarkets.
It may be that the USDA is changing its ways and seeing the value of small producers of local food.
We’ve talked before about the Local Food Movement. On our News Page today we have a piece from National Public Radio (aired this morning) about institutional...