28 Jan '12, 2pm

How to Cook Bok Choy and 25 More Winter Farmers' Market Secrets

How to Cook Bok Choy and 25 More Winter Farmers' Market Secrets

farmers markets, organic produce winter at the farmers market Seasonal produce isn't just for the summer months: root vegetables, squash and fruits like apples and citrus from California and Florida are common in farmers' markets across the U.S. during winter months. "If it's in season in the States and not coming from Argentina or Mexico, you can support farms on a family-level scale," says Erin Barnett, director of LocalHarvest, which connects family farmers and consumers. "U.S. shipping companies are getting more efficient, but it's more about buying directly from U.S. farms than reducing your carbon footprint in the winter. You're supporting more of a rural lifestyle that a lot of people have an affection for, as opposed to agribusiness. And you are able to ask the farmers questions about the food." Indeed, supporting local farmers is becoming more important to U.S. co...

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