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Dex

Here are three reasons to look for local food when you're out shopping.

Cartons of tomatoes at a farmers market
  • Local food uses less gas to get to you. Less pollution, less carbon dioxide.
  • You're less likely to be eating food that's been filled with chemicals to preserve it for long journeys.
  • You can support local businesses, and local farmers. And that helps support your community. You might even meet a few more neighbors.