, food festivals and street events are a great way to display a wide range of produce. The themes of such events are great to share local, international, organic, or themed foods with an interested and engaged audience. The public spaces which usually host such events are great for the , tourists and customers who may accidentally stumble upon your stall and decide to opt to buy their weekly shop with you or eat their lunch with you instead of at a pricier eatery or chain.
Have you ever had aspirations of tending to your own garden but have never had time to do so? Do you aspire to eat healthier and have a passion for cooking? Well then, if you now have no reason to delay, why not shoot two birds with one stone and grow your own culinary herb garden? Continue reading
There are many advantages to eating locally produced and weight loss diet plan. Long gone are the days in which it was difficult to buy organic and local produce, now most supermarkets stock a wide range of options that are free from pesticides or produced in farms that are local to you., especially if you’re on a
As with all types of food, preparation and basic food hygiene is an important part of the cooking process. Read on for tips to help make sure you are preparing and cooking all of your organic and local produce safely. Continue reading
There are many conflicting reports regarding health and nutrition with plenty of fads and trends that seem to come and go each year. Between Dr. Siegal’s Cookie Diet, the Atkins Diet, and even the Paleo Diet, it can be confusing knowing which foods we should consume and which ones are harmful to our health, and it can be even more daunting to stay motivated to eat and exercise healthily. Continue reading
While the press surrounding the local food movement often focuses on the ecological benefits of buying your food from a local source, many people overlook the fact that there are other benefits involved. Going with locally farmed food may be as good for your health as it is for the planet. Wondering why?
Here are just a few of the reasons:
In the past few years, more and more farmers have started using a dangerous cocktail of pesticides and all sorts of chemicals in order to avoid the destroying insects, to control the diseases that can appear and to increase the production. The cocktail is supposed to grow the production because the demand has also grown as result of the fact that the world’s population is now bigger than ever. In the attempt to produce more, people started forgetting about the benefits of the.
What do you know about the slow food movement? Is there something you know about it? Luckily, more and more people started learning about this movement in the past few years and this is great. This means that people are finally starting to understand the fact that eating healthy is a necessity. Even though the slow food is more expensive and takes longer to prepare, it is much healthier than the food that is intensively produced by the big farms. Slow food is also popular among athletes as it’s good for their diet. Continue reading
Are you aware of how dangerous the food we find today in supermarkets is? The demand for food has significantly grown in the last few years, the huge world population being the main reason why this happens. As result of the increased demand, farmers found ways to produce more vegetables and more fruits by using the same terrain. They now use cocktails of pesticides and all sorts of chemical to eliminate the insects, to avoid the diseases and to make the vegetables and fruits grow larger than usual. Even with all the regulations concerning pesticides, this food is extremely dangerous for our health as by eating it, we are basically introducing poisoning substances in our bodies. This is the reason why we should start directing our attention towards the . Continue reading
In the past few years, more and more organic farms appeared, especially near small cities and towns. The is obtaining more and more attention from people from all the corners of the country despite the fact that the world’s demand for food is growing and the organic farms do not produce at a scale that can feed the world. There are plenty of big farms that use cocktails of pesticides and chemicals in order to increase the production by avoiding the insects and the diseases that can appear at plants, but the organic farms are trying to avoid these cocktails of pesticides and grow 100% natural, organic vegetables and fruits. Continue reading
Your local farmers’ market has a number of advantages over modern supermarkets for the discerning consumer. Perhaps you are interested in eating organic produce, or perhaps you simply wish to support your local economy. But most importantly, food purchased from farmers’ markets tends to be cheaper than shipped-in food even if you are using coupons for the simple reason that you are not paying for the costs of transportation and the industrial processes to prepare them for long-distance transportation. Continue reading