June 20th, 2011
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Live from the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen - You say "tomato," we say "where'd it come from?" Managing editor Kat Kinsman explains why community gardens, farmers markets and online initiatives like LocalHarvest.org can help ripen up your summer.

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  1. axxe87

    Good article and straight to the point! I liked it!

    September 2, 2011 at 8:33 am |
  2. foodluver

    Have you heard of the new Arizona company called Chow Locally? They're making it really easy to get tasty, fresh local food from a bunch of local farmers by shopping an online farmer's market and picking up your order at a nearby location. I think the website is just http://www.chowlocally.com. It's better than a CSA, because you can choose exactly what you want! They say they plan to go national. There's even a place to request them in your city.

    August 24, 2011 at 2:04 pm |
  3. Jerv@Kat

    Great job and thanks for the link to LocalHarvest.org. Just found out where a farmers market is right down the street from my place. Sweet.

    June 20, 2011 at 12:33 pm |
  4. Evil Grin

    Today I have hunger. This is good. I will be going to eat something for lunch today, though I am not sure what as of yet.

    June 20, 2011 at 11:51 am |
    • Evil Grin

      Oops. Wrong thread. Bound to happen at some point I suppose.

      June 20, 2011 at 11:51 am |
  5. Brian R

    This viewpoint sometimes fails to realize that some foods that are produce far away are done so because even with energy and money for shipment, it's more efficient to grow food sin some areas. Geography dictates a lot of crop management.

    June 20, 2011 at 11:42 am |
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