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Farmers’ Markets: Produce Selection And Food Safety

Nutrition News

August 19, 2012
By Becky Blum, RN - Senior Nutrition Program Director , The Post-Journal

Farmers' markets offer a variety of fresh, locally-produced fruits and vegetables, bakery, poultry, eggs and meat products in a festive atmosphere. Get the most from your local farmers during the growing season. The average supermarket produce travels about 2,000 miles to its destination, compared to less than 50 miles for farmers' market produce.



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