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Local Food: How, Where, and Why to Eat Local

July 22nd, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

This helpful local food infographic comes to us from the awesome folks at The Land Connection. They are the people behind the Farm Fresh Now series that you've been seeing here at Eat Drink Better lately.


FoodHub’s New Interactive Infographic Connects You With Local Food

September 29th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

When I find a good source — one that cuts through the crap and organizes information that's important to me in a way that makes sense, I get a bit giddy. That happened today, when I got an e-mail from Ecotrust touting a new infographic from FoodHub, an Ecotrust site that seeks to connect local food producers with buyers and distributors


Go Local During National Farmers Market Week Through August 11th

August 9th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

Studies show that most supermarket produce has traveled hundreds of miles from harvest to store. During its trip, it has lost most of its nutritional value and taste. Why buy dismal, well-traveled fruits and vegetables when you can find superb, locally-grown produce at a farmers market in your area


California’s Cottage Food Bill

February 28th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

The cottage food movement is really starting to catch on! It seems like state after state is introducing legislation to allow people to produce food for sale in their home kitchens. The most recent state to introduce a cottage food bill? California!


Cottage Food: What do you think?

February 14th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Advocates of cottage food say allowing sales means more food freedom, and opponents worry about food safety. Let's take a look at some of the cottage food rules in different states, and you can decide for yourself: what do you think is a fair way to regulate cottage food? Should it be regulated at all


Too Many Farmers Markets?

August 23rd, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

A recent piece in the New York Times talked to some farmer's market organizers and farmers about a relatively new problem: too many farmers markets


500-Mile Kitchen Project: Week 1

May 18th, 2011 | by Jennifer Kaplan

Anything you can do to reduce transportation and the related emissions is good for the environment, good for society and good for the economy.


Selling at Farmer’s Markets 101 – Insteading

April 25th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Now that you have grown beautiful vegetables, lovely flowers or have gorgeous chicken eggs, how do you go about selling them at a farmer’s market? What are some of the tricks of the trade and the lessons learned from veterans



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