10 Reasons to Eat Local Food

1.Eating local means more for the local economy. (reference)
2.Locally grown produce is fresher.
3.Local food just plain tastes better.
4.Locally grown fruits and vegetables have longer to ripen.
5.Eating local is better for air quality and pollution than eating organic. (reference)
6.Buying local food keeps us in touch with the seasons.
7.Buying locally grown food is fodder for a wonderful story.
8.Eating local protects us from bio-terrorism. (reference)
9.Local food translates to more variety.
10.Supporting local providers supports responsible land development.

From Life Begins At 30 Blog on the importance of locally and sustainably grown food

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