This week, Google introduced a new feature I think you’ll like — a voice-enabled search for the nutritional value of common foods.
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?
The USDA released its first Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass — an information repository paired with an interactive map for searching local food producers — earlier this year. This week, it launched version 2.0 of the site which includes new case studies, new data for the locations of farmers markets, food hubs, and meat processing facilities, and enhanced search capabilities.
The USDA unveiled the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass last week. It highlights USDA support for local and regional food projects.
A visionary, inspiring image: “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food.” No, this isn’t some crunchy, organic non-profit’s local food campaign or a new Slow Food slogan. This message comes to [ … ]