Michael Zacka

Local Foods: From Fad To Force And What It Means

Local Foods from MIchael Zackas

Across the country, farmers markets with local purveyors plying dirt-dusted produce are a routine and revered part of life during the spring-to-fall growing season. Their regulars advocate eating food produced closer to home, as it tends to be fresher, healthier, tastier and easier on the environment than the shipped equivalents. And buying this way also makes consumers feel good about supporting producers they know, who in turn invest in the local economy. more→

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