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...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!