07 Jun '11, 11am

Support your local farmer: June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month #brattleboro

Support your local farmer: June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month #brattleboro

I see my local grocery store is selling cherries. It's too bad they come from Washngton state. I LOVE cherries, but here in Pennsylvania, we won't see local cherries for at least a month. I passed over them, but I keep coming back to the same questions - In the big picture, is it better to eat fresh cherries shipped from the west coast, or wait for the local cherries while eating last year's frozen fruits? Am I using more energy by eating processed fruit, or by shipping fresh fruit? We can't all live in California, where they have fresh produce year-round. Before refrigerated trucks, we had to make do with what we could dry or "put up" after each harvest. Eating "seasonally" in the northeastern U.S. meant eating jarred peaches and tomatoes and cellared apples and potatoes from October until July, when the new crops started coming into season. Putting up local foods can't b...

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