Why you should buy your tomatoes and other veggies at the farmers market

Source & full article https://www.treehugger.com/green-food/why-modern-tomato-tastes-cardboard.html Here’s an article on why the modern tomato tastes like cardboard from Tree Hugger: Summer tomatoes are so filled with promise: The deep, saturated color; the unique grassy fragrance; the expectation of a mouthful of sweet-salty tomato exuberance. But alas, supermarket-tomato after supermarket-tomato do little more than disappoint. How can…

Farmers Markets Stimulate Local Economies

Source: http://farmersmarketcoalition.org/education/stimulate-local-economies/ With little fanfare, the nation’s several thousand farmers markets are growing jobs and strengthening local and regional economies. As demand grows for fresh local food, and shoppers seek relationships with the farms that make such food possible, farmers markets represent an important retail option that bolster local economies in communities large and small. Growers…