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Keeping it green

Keeping it green Local foods are produced as close to home as possible, with the emphasis on sustainable agriculture. Sustainable agriculture involves food production methods that are healthy and includes the reduction of pesticide use.  It balances demand based on local needs, involves less environmentally harmful equipment and practices and reduces the impact on the environment by decreasing transportation needs. Local food preserves genetic diversity with more emphasis on seasonal produce, with smaller local farms often growing many different varieties of crops with the best ...

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