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Top 5 Reasons to Eat Locally [Seasonally]

Good Morning!  I hope everyone had a great week.
Again, it is raining here and I can't write this post from my patio.  😞 As you can see, I am really sad about this.
Today, I wanted to share my top 5 reasons to shop at your local Farmers' Market.

#5 – Eat the Colors of the Rainbow
When you go to the farmers’ market, go with an open mind and try new fruits and vegetables that are in season. That way you get a wider variety of nutrients through a more diverse food selection. Variety is, after all, the spice of life. Here is a link to see what is in season for Michigan.  
#4 – Better Nutrition 
You’ll be getting fresher, more nutrient-dense food to support the health of you and your family when you shop seasonally. As soon as a plant is harvested, it begins to deteriorate as soon as it is picked, and this decreases its nutrient content in the process. Fruits and vegetables contain the most nutrients when they are ripe, but when they are transported all over the world for out-of-season …

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