Spring is here all across the country and that means Farmers Markets will be popping up in everyone’s city and town. I am fortunate to live in California where farmers markets are accessible year-round but I never take for granted our access to fresh, a variety of in-season and local produce. Not only does it taste better when cooking and eating, it also has the fullest nutritional value. Did you also know you’re contributing to your local economy when you purchase from your local farmers markets? Farmers Markets return more than three times as much of their sales to the local economy compared to chain stores.
April is Earth Month, I am highlighting some simple things our family has incorporated into our daily routine. There are many ways we can each do our part to protect the environment. Recycling, reducing plastic consumption and planting trees are all low in effort and high in impact. Below are eco-friendly products that have helped my family reduce our plastic consumption.