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Jennifer Maiser

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    How (and why) to eat local

    Editor of the Eat Local Challenge answers questions on how to source foods from your own community.

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    Local or Organic?

    Q: If I have to choose between a food that’s organic and one that’s local, which should I buy? Allison Sanderson, Sacramento, CA A: The ideal choice is local and organic.…

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    Help for Eating Local

    Q: Are there any resources to help me eat local? Dan Beers, Winnipeg, None A: You can find local farmers’ markets at apps.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets. At Localharvest.org, type in your zip code and find farms,…

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    How to Start Eating Local

    Q: I’ve decided I want to try to eat local, but I don’t know how to start. Amy Hoopers, Newburgh, NY A: Visiting a farmers’ market in your area is a…

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    Defining Local Eating

    Q: What exactly does “eating local” mean? Sharon Richardson, Southern Pines, NC A: “Local” can mean anything from your county or immediate area to your state or region. People eat local…

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