Eat Green, Be Healthy
How to Buy Local, Eat FreshShop a Farmers' Market
To find one near you, go to nrdc.org/health/foodmiles. Plug in your state and the time of year, and the site will also tell you which fruits and veggies are currently in season.
Co-op members pool their resources to purchase produce and other natural products at a lower price. To find a co-op in your area, go to localharvest.org.
Go to www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/localfood_dir.php and click on your state, and this site will pull up a list of local farms, farm stands, orchards, and even wineries.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, September 2008.
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