Why eat local?

  1. It’s delicious.
  2. Local food builds community and local economies.
  3. You know where your food comes from.
  4. Local food supports farm and ranch families.
  5. Local food preserves genetic diversity.
  6. Local food is better for you.
  7. Local food protects our regional food security.
  8. Locally grown food tastes better and is often fresher.
  9. Local food preserves open space.
  10. Local food supports a clean environment and benefits wildlife.
  11. Local food is the direction of the future.