b'Why BuyLocal?Support Local Family FarmsWith each local food purchase, you ensure that more of your money spent on food goes to the farmer.Health & Nutritional BenefitsKnowing where your food comes from and how it is grown or raised enables you to choose safe food from farmers.Protect The EnvironmentLocal food does not have to travel far.This reduces carbon dioxide emissions and packing materials.Strengthen Your Local EconomyBuying local food keeps your dollars circulating in your community.Get Exceptional Taste & FreshnessLocal food is fresher and tastes better than food shipped long distances from other states or countries.Local farmers can offer produce varieties bred for taste and freshness rather than for shipping and long shelf life.'