Thursday, May 9, 2013

Eating Green in the Heartland

Cherry Street Farmers Market by OakleyOriginals
“Food is ecological as well as sociological—that the way we eat is connected to the environment and to the health of the land.” - Michael Pollan

Being an environmentally conscious eater is a strange concept for some people to grasp. Here in the land of Walmarts, Sam's Club, and Warehouse Markets, people tend to look at you funny when you mention your "alternative" shopping habits. Vegans and vegetarians they kind of get, even if they don't necessarily approve, because those diets have been around for awhile and everyone basically knows what they consist of. But you...