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Why Should You Support Local Farmers

What two things are Universal and very important to us all? Farmers and the food they grow to feed us! Do you know where your food comes from? Food not only nourishes us but it connects us. The amount of hard work and passion that goes into to what farmers do to provide an abundance of food to not only nourish all of us but to support them and their own families to live. So why should restaurant owners and chefs support local farmers and their farms? Here are seven reasons why you should consider local. Since local food is fresher, it is also more nutritious If food is shipped from far and wide, over time, most produce loses some of its important vitamins and minerals. If food is purchased locally, straight from the farm and not has been shipped across the country or continent, it still has its nutrients. Local…