Thoughts on Eating Locally

Eating local is something that is on the tip of everyone's tongue these days--you've heard it--look at labels, shop at farmers' markets, etc, etc. I agree, I would rather have my food come from nearby than shipped halfway across the country where it had to be picked before ripening so it could hold up to the shipping process. I do shop at farmers' markets, a fair amount, though mostly for the cheap stuff, since I can't often afford $14/lb lamb and the such. Where my issue with this is comes from who I'm supporting. I love the idea of supporting my local farmers' over the huge coporate … [Read more...]