How to shop smarter at your local farmers market

Below is an excerpt from a health column by Charles Stuart Platkin that appeared in The Sun Chronicle, Aug. 17, 2011, for the complete article CLICK HERE.

Eat Fresh and Local: Buying at a farmers market ensures that you are eating the freshest foods, and that you are choosing locally grown. To find out what fruits and vegetables are in season check www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/?page_id=674.

When you’re deciding what to prepare for dinner look online and find recipes that use the fruits and vegetables in season. Here are some websites with recipes. Allrecipes.com (www.allrecipes.com):  a Reader’s Digest Association (RDA) brand. [More links are available in the column to right of this article] Continue reading “How to shop smarter at your local farmers market”