"You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces — just good food from fresh ingredients." - Julia Child

Food has a profound effect on how you feel every day. It energizes us; it nourishes us, so if you make the effort of eating well, the quality will transfer into everything else you do. To help you find more sources of fresh, locally grown ingredients, there’s Local Harvest. With the tools provided by the Local Harvest website, you can find farms, farmer's markets, community-supported agricultural groups, co-ops, and more anywhere in the US.

Local Harvest

All you need to do is select what kind of resource you're looking for (local farmer's markets, organically sourced restaurants, et cetera), the city you're located in, and hit "search." For my own search for “heirloom tomatoes” at Farmer's Markets in my neighborhood, I discovered a few sources that I hadn’t heard of before, and am now planning to check out! (The first result is one of my favorite farmer’s markets, which makes me confident this is a reliable resource.)

Local Harvest Map with Produce Search

If you’re passionate about cooking with quality, preservative-free ingredients, this is the website you need in your life. Local Harvest is hands down the easiest way of finding fresh, organically sourced foods near you. This is great news for foodies of all kinds, because no matter what level of experience you have in the kitchen, any recipe you tackle will taste better when you start with the best. That’s the first step to exceptional homemade food.

Once you’ve filled your home with fresh local ingredients, Yummly will be there to help you discover sensational seasonal recipes too! Whether you’ve got a basket full of fresh, plump heirloom tomatoes or you’re eager to use the last of summer’s peaches in a truly exceptional way, there’s a Yummly recipe for you. How about a fresh tomato-feta tart? Or a grilled peach crumble? Just type in ingredients you’ve got on hand, and let your taste buds be your guide!

It’s time to start eating well again. Do something great for your local farmers, the local agricultural community, and yourself by checking out Local Harvest today.

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