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Purchasing food at a grocery store is a bit of a mystery. Shoppers rarely, if ever, know where and how the food was grown, the farmer who grew it or where their money is going after it leaves their wallet.
Consequently, “Eat Local” has become more than just a slogan on T-shirts and bumper stickers seen at farmer’s markets or roadside produce stands. It’s way of life for many people.
But why is there a push for more consumers to adopt the practice?
Learn more about the myriad benefits of eating local from NIU faculty and staff who already practice what they preach.