Winter Farm Shares Keep Food More Local
The average vegetable or fruit consumed in the United States travels almost 1,500 miles before it reaches someone's dinner table. And in winter the fresh produce travel-time really ramps up. In New England, eating during the winter can often mean buying produce grown as far away as California, South America or even Israel. to bring the winter eating experience closer to home, some Massachusetts farmers have started using a new winter distribution system. WFCR's Peter Moskowitz has more.