Inbox: Mar. 26, 2007

Picking Your Produce

Your cover story on organic vs. local food made me realize how fortunate I am to live in the Garden State [March 12]. Here, farmers sell produce from roadside stands, often within view of their fields, and offer everything from asparagus to zucchini. I'm not concerned if the fruits and vegetables I buy from local farms are organically or conventionally grown; the produce is freshly picked, bursting with flavor and low in cost. As for my search for the perfect apple, I need not look farther than five miles from my home to find a farmer who grows...

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