Friday, January 15, 2016

30 Days to Zero Waste (Day 15: Visit Your Farmer's Market)


Not only is shopping local better for the environment, you also have access to many products that are handmade and homegrown which means less packaging. Shopping for your household essentials doesn't have to be that dreaded task that we all have to do anymore. My husband and I visit our local markets bimonthly to stock up on the items we need and have grown to love it! Zig-zagging through all of the produce, baked goods, spices, and handmade items becomes an activity we look forward to. It gives you the chance to support local families and farmers, learn about where your food comes from, connect with your community, and save you some money. There are too many things we are putting into our bodies today that are well, questionable when it comes to ingredients and how it was grown. Opt for the farmer's market when possible!

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