Friday, July 1, 2011

What's Hot? Eating Local

According to this article, the American Culinary Federation's "What's Hot in 2011" list includes eating local food.

  • It saves fuel to transport your food
  • It's fresher
  • You can talk to the person who actually grew the food
  • It tastes better
Did you know it takes approximately 1500 miles to bring a salad to your plate?  10 calories of energy are used to bring you one calorie of food.

Think about it and go to the farmers market. Click here to find one.

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