We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow the earth from our
-Native American Proverb
We have been treating the Earth like we don't live on it.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The Local Short List

'Tis the season to eat local. Summer is the easiest time to start eating local. What does eating local mean? There are many variations but generally to eat the food grown in your community.
And why eat local? Here is an abbreviated list to help you start. And below the list are the resources you can reference for more details.
  1. More nutritious

  2. Tastes better

  3. Saves the earth

  4. Keeps family farms in business

  5. Preserves open space

  6. Keeps money local

  7. Supports good old fashion pride in your community

  8. Teaches where food comes from

  9. It is fun

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