Especially for heavier items that take extra time, energy, and carbon emissions to haul around the world, purchase foods that are produced locally and organically. A well-balanced diet of vegetables and fruits can easily serve you over 20 different delicious pesticides each day! And before you even take your first bite, all those pesticides are affecting the soil, the water, the farm workers, the wildlife, and the planet. So each time you buy organic food, you help break that cycle.
As we left Boston yesterday under sunny skies after a night of flood worthy rains, we heard of this thing called snow falling in NY and just above us, back in New Hampshire. So we’re wondering, are the god’s of weather smiling on us and keeping it away until we reach more southern climes, or are they about to slam us in the perfect storm from behind and in front?