Eating local has never been so easy with these quick tips for shopping your farmers' market.
Mastering the Farmers' Market--Never Fear the Market
Everyone knows that eating locally and seasonally is good for both you and the environment , but keeping track of what to buy, where it comes from and how to get it can be confusing. Shopping your local farmers' market is the easiest way to ensure that what you're buying is seasonal, fresh, and local. Read on for specific how-to's on making the most of your farmers' market experience, and for help finding a farmers' market in your neighborhood, plug your zip code into the Get Local Info tool on The Daily Green's homepage.
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