The BBC reported recently about a study showing that eating locally does far more for the environment than nearly anything else. The environmental impact of trucking food across the nation and the globe is devastating and all in the name of convenience.
So how can you eat locally? Well, forget about things like bananas as they have to travel thousands of miles to reach your grocer – but most fresh food items are available close by nearly everyone… at their local farmer’s markets.
The options at the farmer’s market varies with the seasons, but just take a look at the wide variety available currently at Houston’s Farmer’s Market:
frozen shrimp (Tue only)
free range eggs
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