Why Eat Organic and Sustainable Produce?

The High-O-Scope

HANNAH ROBINSON

Summer is almost here (finally!) and that means the return of the farmers market and a plethora of fresh, homegrown fruits and veggies. The sun is out and orchards are blooming with delicate flowers and every type of fruit you could imagine. Eating sustainably is something that ideally we would all do year round, but it can be difficult most of the year given the extreme weather and limited resources. That’s why summer is a perfect time to commit to eating sustainably and consequently help your community and environment in the process.

 

Better Products

One of the main reasons to make this change is that local produce simply taste better. It lasts longer and is often much fresher because it did not have to travel long distances in a truck. Buying produce at a co-op or a farmers market usually guaranteed freshness, sometimes even off the plant…

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