Why Choose Local?

 
When you choose to buy locally grown foods and flowers you:
 
Eat healthy foods and know the farmer that grows your food
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Supporting your local food and flower farmers
helps them to provide necessary food sources for birds, bees,
butterflies and other insects that play a vital role in the production
of crops for human and animal consumption  
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Help build your local economy as more money stays in your community
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Help build a strong community and increase local employment
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Help your friends and neighbors earn a living wage
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Create less environmental impact
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Help reduce the use of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and other chemicals 
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Help reduce packaging waste and reduce transportation costs