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Zero Waste Grocery Shopping— Shop at Farmers’ Markets

By Larraine Roulston : Whether you shop for fruits and veggies from farmers’ markets or directly from farms, or stop at a roadside stand, your experience will be nourished by purchasing produce and meat from those who grow it. In addition, it cuts back drastically on waste, as you won’t find …

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Zero Waste — Shop at Farmers’ Markets

By Larraine Roulston : Whether you shop for fruits and veggies from farmers’ markets or directly from farms, or stop at a roadside stand, your experience will be nourished by purchasing produce and meat from those who grow it. In addition, it cuts back drastically on waste, as you won’t find …

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Fishermen’s Markets — California’s Pacific to Plate Law

By Kim Robson: We’re all familiar by now with the concept of farmers’ markets: growers and food producers sell their wares directly to the consumer, cutting out the middleman. Consumers can personally meet the people who produced their locally-grown food, ensure its quality and freshness, and eliminate wasteful packaging, all …

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Our One-Month Food Challenge

By Fredrica Syren: We have embarked on a one-month food challenge: we’ll not shop from any grocery store at all or eat at a restaurant or order takeout food, and will eat only locally produced organic food from either farmers or the farmers’ market. So why are we doing this, …

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Farmers Markets—Good Business for Sustainability

By Fredrica Syren a.k.a Green mom: We try to shop at local farmers’ markets for as much of our food as possible. We’re lucky to have one relatively close to our home. Some of our friends and family feel it’s hard to find everything they need there. I disagree, but maybe it depends on …

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Reasons for Eating Locally and Seasonally this Summer 

By Larraine Roulston: “Food Miles” is the term referring to the number of miles (or kilometers) that food travels from farm to table. The profound impact of this distance on the environment has been recognized. The best seller 100 Mile Diet by  Alisa Smith and J.B.MacKinnon had a significant impact in …

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