Get Healthy Connecticut encourages locals to shop at farmers markets

Since local produce travels fewer miles to get

Since local produce travels fewer miles to get to your plate, it will not only taste better but it is fresher and more nutritious. (Credit: News 12)

Members of the regional health coalition Get Healthy Connecticut say they are encouraging people to take full advantage of fresh fruits and veggies grown right here in our area.

Members say it is the peak season for most summer crops, so residents will find plenty of fresh produce at markets like Bridgeport/Downtown Farmers Market at McLevy Green.

They say buying local has many benefits....

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