How To Buy Local Seasonal Food

Small Local Farms

Eating local, seasonal foods is healthier for you and the planet.  Here are our favorite tips to help you buy local seasonal food.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

If you’re looking for the freshest local food on a budget, CSA and subscription schemes save time and money. read more…

Rise of the urban farm

Live in a city? Not to worry. You won’t believe what farmers are doing to grow fresh food in cities. From rooftop farms to small CSA farmers converting unused city lots or loaned suburban gardens, there are more options for fresh seasonal food, even in the most densely populated cities. read more…

Creating your own hyper local foodshed

Food security on a community level is easier than you think. Here are articles and interviews about creating free local food exchanges. Whether it’s converting an entire community or starting with just your block, you can bring clean, free and sustainable food to your neighborhood. read more…

How to eat more local foods in season

Eating more local seasonal foods is good for your health, and that of the planet. Here are some pros and cons of eating local and tips on how to include more local foods in season in your diet. read more…

Restaurants that grow their own seasonal food

Eating local, seasonal food is not just about what happens in your own kitchen. On average, people eat out one of every four meals, so how restaurants are sourcing matters. Some restaurants are starting their own gardens, and in some cases their own farms. read more…

Getting local food back on your plate

On all sides farmers, produce distributors, and restaurants are gathering around the concept of local, seasonal food. read more…

Defining your local foodshed

Local food movements all over the world reconnect people with their local foodshed.  But what makes a local foodshed, local? read more…

7 reasons to eat local, sustainable food

Are you debating whether local, responsibly produced food is worth the extra expense and effort?  Here’s what farmers, producers and restauranteurs want you to know. read more…