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Eat Local Challenge

The Eat Local Challenge is committing to eating foods that are produced locally or in in close proximity to your home. We’ve outlined steps and resources that make taking the challenge a bit easier.

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Farmers Markets

Shopping at Farmers Markets promotes healthly living and reduces transportation emissions as the food doesn’t have to travel far to the consumer’s table. Plus, you help local farmers! See our list of markets by day of the week.

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Farm Fresh Restaurant

With its on-site farm, the food at La Provence Restaurant in Lacombe has to travel feet, not miles, from farm to table. Plus, it’s now owned by John Besh, one of our favorite chefs!

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A Year of Eating Locally

In her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, Barbara Kingsolver tells the story of her family’s year-long stint of local eating in the Appalachians.

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Louisiana Farms

With its year around growing season, Louisiana is the perfect place for farms. We’ve listed some farms we’ve found and hope you will support them and maybe start a farm of your own!

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