Why Local?

Buying local improves the strength of your local community and, through economic circulation, your own life.

Below are some relevant articles and datasets that we've found helpful.

Food Quality & Freshness: Food quality and freshness improves dramatically when it is local. The food doesn’t have to travel thousands of miles, get stored in a facility, then get put on a shelf until someone buys it. Instead it is instead picked and made to order, improving both the quality and cost (ie. transportation, handling, storage)