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Each year the average North American ingests well over 200 pounds of animal protein, and the global appetite for meat has also increased dramatically. But feeding our meat habit comes at tremendous cost. Maintaining our current level of consumption is ecologically impossible in the long-term, and undermines our personal health and community …
I love meat. I love (almost everything) about it. I love how it tastes. How it smells. How easy it is to cook it and how creative you can be with it. I loved going to the grocery store after school and buying myself a $5 steak to fry up when I got home and I would still say my favorite meal is steak and French fries (I’m good with saucy ribs …
Moving to a rural place (Gabriola Island) has meant more access to farmers markets. And what was once an unknown is now a weekly must. Not only a weekly must, but a constant raving to others about just how great they are. Farmers markets have taught me what a community is.
New Society Publishers is celebrating National Farmers Market Week!
In 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that the number of farmers markets has grown exponentially since 2008. But is this any surprise?
It goes without saying that we are always celebrating our local farmers and our local farmers markets. But with everything that farmers markets give us, they definitely deserve at least a week of national recognition and celebration.