This weekend I read Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. The book documents the Kingsolver family’s experience moving to a rural farm where they endeavor to eat only food that has been locally produced (much of which they farmed or raised themselves) for one year. I’m feeling inspired to be a bit more thoughtful about exactly what I’m putting into my mouth. My thumbs might as well be black, and I hardly see myself moving to a West Virginia farm anytime soon , but that doesn’t mean I can’t make more of an effort to shop locally (especially with a farmer’s market just a few blocks away).
Here are a few farm-to-table inspired items to get me motivated. Do you take care in your food selections to source mainly local produce?