It’s National Farmers Market Week, and with it comes great news: American farmers markets have doubled their number in the past decade! Why? They connect us with where our food comes from, strengthen our communities, and make fresh, healthful foods (including heirloom varieties) readily available. Learn more in this report from Leah Zerbe of Rodale.com.
Check out the Environmental Working Group’s new “Good Food on a Tight Budget.” Backed by solid research, this consumer guide ranks the most healthful and affordable foods, and offers recipes on how to prepare them. Yum!