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Veggies are easier to enjoy when they are locally grown

By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 08, 2014

~~<p>When asked about our most favorite foods, many of us in the U.S. do not include vegetables. However, people in many other parts of the world do. Why are we different in this respect? Maybe it is because many vegetables are shipped from great distances and lack freshness.</p>
<p>But don't &quot;just say no&quot; to vegetables. Consider going local. Here are some reasons we think incorporating local vegetables into your daily fare can open up new culinary experiences and add to the enjoyment of vegetables. Also, it just may enhance your health and the local economy.</p>
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When asked about our most favorite foods, many of us in the U.S. do not include vegetables. However, people in many other parts of the world do. Why are we different in this respect? Maybe it is because many vegetables are shipped from great distances and lack freshness.

But don't "just say no" to vegetables. Consider going local. Here are some reasons we think incorporating local vegetables into your daily fare can open up new culinary experiences and add to the enjoyment of vegetables. Also, it just may enhance your health and the local economy. Login for more...



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