Shop Your Local Farmer’s Markets

It’s Throw Back Thursday! Let’s take a little toss back to May 2012 and honor our local farmer’s.

mycookinglifebypatty

The growing season is upon us in the Northern Hemisphere and soon we will be able to get freshly picked, locally grown foods!

Copley Square Farmer's Market Copley Square Farmer’s Market (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One of the best things you can do to improve the nutritional value and taste of your cooking is to venture over to your local farmer’s market or roadside stand and buy fresh, locally-grown produce.  Your local natural food store may even feature local food growers and producers.  Mine does and they usually have special weekend events where you can meet and talk with these local growers and ranchers.

I would much rather make the acquaintance of the people who are actually growing and raising my food than suffer a distant, from-my-wallet-to-your-cashier relationship with a huge mega-supermarket conglomerate food chain.  I am much more interested in supporting a local grower and seeing that my dollars go into his/her hands rather than having…

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5 thoughts on “Shop Your Local Farmer’s Markets

  1. Our farmer’s markets are so slow getting started here because of the long winter and cold spring. However, by August we may see some local fare. (Well, there is some lettuce and spinach and onions. But the nearest one is 78 miles away. Our daughter visited it yesterday.)

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