Even at the farmers market, organic produce can carry a slightly higher price tag, and you may wonder whether it’s really worth the extra pennies. Here’s more evidence that it just might be: a new study shows that it might be a lot more nutritious.
It can be tempting to treat the farmers market like your grocery store: making the list before you arrive and sticking to it. But veer away from a shopping list and discover lesser-known and usually nutritionally superior produce available from the farmers in your region. This provides huge benefits for your health and also supports your community.
One of my favorite things about summer is the farmers markets. No matter where you live, it’s a good chance there’s a farmers market opening up somewhere near you this weekend. Let me help you make the most of the season with tips on how to find the good stuff — and the good for you stuff — at your local market. Today’s advice: Find your phytonutrients!