With the clock's turning back this weekend I make a note to check my in-season chart before shopping. Do you? Our bodies both crave and benefit from our foods being locally grown and in season. Further more I recently read in the Integrative Nutrition , Feed Your Hunger for Health & Happiness book that eating foods out of season can make you more susceptible to colds, flu, and other illnesses.
Here are two sites to help you find what is locally grown in your state:
When eating locally, in season, and organic (Don't want those pesky pesticides) it is best to shop and support your local farmer's market. See if they have a CSA available! You can find local farmer's markets in your area at: