Local food can be better for your health for a few reasons. To begin with, local foods often retain more nutrients. Local produce is allowed to ripen naturally, while food that travels long distances is often picked before it’s ripe. And food picked fresh and in season doesn’t have far to travel before being sold!
But what is “local” food? How big of an impact does eating local food have on your health and the planet? And why is it important to know more about where your food comes from? Keep reading here.
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