Community Supported Agriculture
We had our first real local food meals last weekend. We picked up our first CSA basket on Saturday, which had a bunch of great local produce in it. Also, Steph’s parents were in town visiting from North Carolina and brought a bunch of food that they bought from local roadside stands with them. Finally, we were also able to use some vegetables from our backyard garden, making a good portion of the foods we used come from within about a 100 mile-range. Here are the details on what we had:
One of the main reasons we decided to enhance our green living was because of our daughter and our health. After watching several documentaries and reading some books on modern food production, we decided that we wanted to eat better. This meant eating fresh and organic food whenever possible. However, we did not want our fresh, organic food to come from all corners of the Earth with a high cost of carbon emissions. So, we started to look around for a way to get fresh, organic produce locally. Our research quickly turned up Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). Read more on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)…
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