The next day, we went to The Hickories Farm in Ridgefield for blueberry picking. For our daughters, it's wonderful that they can pick fruits, take them home and help mom bake a pie. It helps them have a greater appreciation for how things go from farm to table.
At Whole Foods, there are banners throughout the store showcasing some of their local suppliers signed "food from around here".
It's clear that there is a growing segment of the population who love the idea of eating local food. People who are interested in supporting their local farmers and communities. People who are looking for the simple tastes and aromas of more natural and organic eating.... close to home. Wasn't this how our grandparents used to do?
It will be interesting to see how food marketers will leverage this trend at a broader scale.