Archive for June 26th, 2013

Where Does Your Food Come From?

Jun 26 2013

Local meat markets

Technology has made feeding people a lot easier for farmers. This is good. It has made it so that people do not have to be farmers to grow their own food. Today, only about two or three percent of Americans are farmers. In 1870, somewhere between seventy and eighty percent of Americans were involved in agriculture.

Technological advances have allowed farmers to store food for longer and have more food movement. However, the desire people have to eat local produce is still there. Food articles show that many people buy their vegetables at farm markets.

The draw of market place foods is obvious. They are fresh. By buying produce at a local farm market, a person can literally eat fruits or vegetables that were picked the day that they eat them. It is also evident in food articles that people like to support

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