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Good does a lot of things well, but one area in which it excels is creating fun and useful infographics.
Their latest, an interactive map of local food by season and region across the United States, is no exception.They explain that:
Produce travels 1,500 miles on average from farm to table. Minimize this by buying food grown locally. To get you started, here is a season-by-season list of when 10 common fruits and vegetables are locally available around the United States.
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Read more about local food:
10 Reasons to Eat Local Food
Eating Local Food: The Movement, Locavores and More
Time Magazine: Is Local Food Going Mainstream?
Freakonomists on the Merits of Local Food
Freakonomist Gets Local Food Wrong Again