Browsing the "Local Dirt" Tag

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


Key Findings From a Year of Conscious Eating

June 14th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

I love to cook, and I love to eat — but like so many others I'd kept myself ignorant about where my food comes from and how its story affects my health, the economy, and the environment. So over the past year, I've been on a mission to learn more about my food



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