Eat Locally, Help Globally

U District Farmers Market ¬©KirkHacklerLast weekend we took a trip to one of Seattle’s many Farmers Markets. We love buying our produce as locally as possible, meeting the farmers who grow our food, and tasting their local wares.

Especially after reading the LA Times report on just how much water is used to grow our food, let alone harvest, clean, and transport it. I was horrified to hear that it takes over one-gallon to grow a single almond?! And a typical American meal uses about 415 gallons of water to produce.

To learn more, read Eat Local to Nourish Yourself and the Environment, my latest post on Chopra Centered Lifestyle, and leave a comment to let me know your favorite tips to eat locally, help globally.

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