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How to Be a Locavore…

Eating local food is close to my heart but something I have trouble explaining the importance of why others should join in my experiment too. So here it is. Laid out plain and simple, 10 reasons that make tremendous sense, courtesy of Edgewick Farm.

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We had the privilege to speak last night at 2 Alices as part of the kick off of the Cornwall Locavore Challenge.  Here is our “talk.”  What a fun time we had!  We are very very proud of Rachel and Lauren for putting together this very important challenge and raising awareness about this important topic.

TEN REASONS TO BUY LOCAL FOOD

1)  Local food tastes and looks better. Food produced in your own community was produced within the past day or two.  We hand craft our cheeses for the best flavor and freshness. The cheese we bring to market is either made that week if it is a fresh cheese or cut and packaged the day before market if it is an aged cheese.

2) Local food is better for you. The shorter the time between the farm and your table, the less likely it is that nutrients will…

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