Supporting local food from your kitchen
Regional organic farmers report they are heading into spring greenhouse planting this month, and though those teasing March freeze-thaw cycles might have some of us still wishing for 70-degree weather, the end of winter is in sight.
With spring’s beginnings comes the promise of the greenhouse seedlings — lettuce, kale, Swiss chard and other crops — and a hopeful vision of a sturdy local food system.
So what is a local food system, anyway?
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