You've heard it before: buying local is better. But why exactly?
5. You know where it came from. Whether you've been worried about the pandemic or not, one thing it did for everyone: made us hyperaware of just how many people have touched everything we come into contact with! From the door handle to our grocery bags to the food inside them, often our food has been touched by literally thousands of hands before making it into ours. When it's locally produced by a small farmer, that number might be more like 2 to 3. There's a peace of mind that comes with knowing where -and from whom - your food came.
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Alicia Perry, PhD, Owner/Operator and all around Hay Maven (see my blog post on the time I fell off a haystack...). I share industry insights, tips & tricks on grilling great beef, and my personal journey into the ranching world.