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Get to Know Your Food Better

There are far too many people, who are so far removed from what they eat that they don't understand what they are doing to their bodies. Our farming practices have become big business, and the little farms need to come back to the spotlight. It's not all doom and gloom, but we need a few tweaks on some things. Here are my big thoughts.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Local Farmer's Markets

I love farmer's markets. I love the atmosphere they create; all the produce and hand-made goods lined up on tables in wooded or cardboard baskets. Everyone attending can take in what real food looks, feels, and smells like (from our own backyards!). It reminds me of a simpler time when it was expected of us to grow and create the things we need for our daily lives.

It's A Trick!

Local farmers say wholesalers are selling products at farmers' markets that appear to be local, but are actually acquired from elsewhere. Eating local is a trend that has been sweeping communities an...