You may have heard people talking about the good deals they’re receiving through their vegetable box scheme / CSA (community supported agriculture) For some, these programs are great because both the local farmers and the consumers are getting a good deal. Basically, local farmers are supported through investments made by consumers and in exchange, the consumers receive fresh fruits and vegetables.
Sounds pretty tempting, right? Before you make the commitment, read through the following considerations first. It’s best to know what you’re getting into before you sign up.
Many people don’t think much about the animal products they purchase at the grocery store, but most of those animals are fed grain. The most common grains used to feed animals are soybeans and corn. While this has commonly been an acceptable feeding method for livestock, now there is a movement supporting pasture-fed animals over grain fed animals.
In an ideal world, our children would never be exposed to any sugary “fruit drinks” or packaged…