10 Reasons to Buy and Eat Local Foods

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Author: Chef Alison 

When purchasing food, the Capuchin Soup Kitchen trys to purchase as much locally grown food as we can. Here are 10 reasons why you should buy and eat local foods.

10 reasons to buy and eat local foods:

  1. Locally grown food tastes and looks better.
  2. Local food is better for you.
  3. Local food is safer.
  4. Local food supports local families.
  5. Local food builds communities.
  6. Local food preserves open space.
  7. Local food keeps taxes down.
  8. Local food benefits the environment and wildlife.
  9. Local food is an investment in the future.
  10. Local food preserves genetic diversity.