Check out this short Ted Talk for interesting facts and reasons why shopping at your local farmers market is important.
It’s a U.S. talk but still relevant to us here in Canada, perhaps even more so, since we have less local options and import a significant amount of our produce and other foods from the USA and beyond. Thus, food security is an even greater issue for us.
Here is speaker Mohammad Modarres’ profile on Ted.com
See the video on YouTube