It is Farmer’s Market season and you can go buy fresh, locally grown foods on just about any given day throughout the area. Whether you check out a market during your lunch break during the week, or stroll through one in your own neighborhood on the weekends, Farmer’s Markets are popping up just about everywhere in the Portland- Metro area. We are pretty fortunate to have so many Farmer’s Markets available to us. There are quite a number of reasons why buying and eating locally grown foods is beneficial. It not only helps the economy and environment, but it is also better for your health. Here are some benefits of buying and eating locally grown foods:
So get outside and go buy and eat locally! The economy, environment, and your health will thank you!
Courtney Truax, LMT is a graduate of East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland, Oregon. She is licensed through the Oregon Board of Massage Therapy and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She has her own studio massage practice in the heart of downtown Lake Oswego, Oregon.