I am big fan of farmers markets for so many reasons – but mainly because of the variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods and other fun things that are offered by people in my area.
Farmers markets serve as a way for people to purchase locally grown produce, and also provide a chance to connect with others within our communities. Purchasing local goods is an experience that promotes a sense of place and is important in helping people feel tied to their area. Continue reading “5 Reasons to Love Farmers Markets”
Since Small Business Saturday started in 2010, U.S. customers have reported spending an estimated total of $85 billion at independent retailers and restaurants. That is over $85 billion in just 8 days!
Here are 5 reasons why shopping local is important. Continue reading “Shop Small Business Saturday on November 24th!”
Summer is around the corner and fresh fruits and vegetables are products of these warmer days. Farmers markets are a great place to get the freshest produce. You are not only supporting local farmers, but you are also doing your part for the environment by reducing the miles that asparagus had to travel to get on your plate. The best part is that you are getting produce that is nutrient-dense and full of flavor. Continue reading “Eating in Season”