“Know where your food comes from.” That’s today’s mantra in food shopping. Your neighborhood supermarket recognizes that and is labeling its products when they’re from local sources.
If you’re a farmers market shopper, you’re lucky enough to shake the hand of the person who grew those carrots and mustard greens or raised that chicken or pig.
Speaking of chickens and pigs, locally raised meat is widely available at local farmers markets. There’s no refrigerator case with cuts of pork or beef laid out in plastic wrap. The farmer will be there with their processed meat, typically frozen and tucked away in a cooler or refrigerated truck.
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