Tuesday, June 2 – Nutrition

Today’s post will focus on natural sources of food and the places we can find those foods. Whether growing our own garden (previous post) or shopping at farmer’s markets, these are great ways to add naturally grown and locally sourced items to our menus. It’s also a great way to support or local economy.

Find a Farmers’ Market:
LittleGuide Detroit’s Local Market Guide
Michigan Farmers’ Market Association Guide Produce Availability Guide:
Michigan Guide for Fruits and Vegetables
If you find yourself with too many farmers’ market veggies, a great option is to pickle the leftovers – they make a yummy addition to other recipes, toppings for burgers or sandwiches, or in salads. Better yet? It’s easy! Check out this quick (30 seconds!) video on a basic how-to for pickling summer veggies.

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