|Buying From Farmer's Markets Saves|
Buying your produce from local farmers markets is a great way to save money while buying organic produce and it promotes green living. Not only does buying local reduce the amount of transportation and packaging it also supports the local farmers which is a key to sustainable living. Buying local organic produce sends a message to the government and local economists by upping the demand for local organic produce in your area. There are several ways to buy local organic produce.
***Farmers Markets are one. Find a farmers market in your area and patronize it regularly.
***Pick Your Own. There are also Pick your own farms throughout the country. Find a Pick your own farm in your area.
***Buy from a local coop. Food coops are a great way to buy local and they often come right to your doorstep.
***Grow your own. Growing your own produce is another way to save on organic produce and who knows you may even start your own farmers market. If you are in the part of the country that is undergoing the changes of fall you may want to consider indoor gardening.