We went to the Farmers Market on Saturday. I noticed that there was a lot more produce being sold that was not local. As in not even from Ontario. But I also overheard a lot of people saying "those can't be local" so at least people are aware! I mostly heard them saying this when looking at strawberries. The local strawberries are small whereas those grown in the US or Central/South America are huge. But size isn't the biggest difference that I notice. It is the taste. I am not knocking produce from the US, just that by the time it gets here it is not all that great. The strawberries are not sweet, usually have a green tip and lots of seeds showing. They don't have much of a taste to them either.
We bought the smaller local berries and they are simply delicious!
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