A region steeped in agricultural tradition and history, our working farms not only sustain us today but also provide a direct link to our past. By supporting local foods and farms, we will preserve the extraordinary beauty of the region, conserving farmland and surrounding communities.
maps will guide you to locally grown, farm-fresh produce and agricultural products that are available direct from the farmer at farmers’ markets and farm stands.
are chosen for good flavor instead of long distance shipping qualities,
so they don't need waxing to stay fresh.
You will support family
farms and neighbors.
You conserve farmland
and local communities.
Fewer miles are traveled
reducing air pollution and fossil
Fewer nutrients are
lost between harvest and consumption.
Here are some reasons why
more fruits and vegetables should
be added to your diet:
Fruits and vegetables
are low in calories, fat and sodium.
Fruits and vegetables have
Fruits and vegetables are
high in vitamins, minerals and fiber.