Why Buy Local and Seasonal Food?

1. Your food dollar goes directly to the farmer, eliminating the middleman.
2. You will enjoy the health benefits of eating fresh, unprocessed foods.
3. It tastes better.
4. You’re helping the environment.

To find what foods are in season in your area check out:
NRDC

To find a local farmer’s market:
Local Harvest

I just signed up to have my organic fruit and vegetables delivered to my door:
Orlando Organics
I’ll let you know how it goes.

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One response to “Why Buy Local and Seasonal Food?

  1. Oh yes, farmer’s markets are the best for shopping for your fruits and veggies! Imported fruits and veggies can be contaminated, too. This is NOT good. I was looking for some nice green onions at my local grocery store and the ALL were imported. I passed…will wait for the next farmers market!

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