When you buy from local farms, you’re more likely to get products that are suitable for growing in that particular soil, which is adapted to certain weather conditions. The crops are picked in the right season at the peak of ripeness rather than harvested early so that they can be shipped to a retail store. Here are some of the environmental and community reasons you might want to consider eating more local foods.
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JOIN THE Women WHO Broke THE Bridal BEAUTY RULES
WOMEN HAVE ALWAYS BEEN EXPECTED BY SOCIETY TO CONFORM TO CERTAIN NORMS OF BEAUTY, AND NEVER MORE SO THAN WHEN LOOKING TO MARRY. IT’S TIME WE DID AWAY WITH THESE STEREOTYPES. TIME WE EMBRACED OURSELVES AS WE ARE. TIME WE WORKED WITH DOVE’S #STOPTHEBEAUTYTEST TO CREATE A WORLD WHERE WE CAN BE BEAUTIFUL, CONFIDENT AND EMPOWERED THE WAY WE ARE
Lauding the CHANGE MAKERS
They bring Gandhiji’s maxim “Be the change you want to see” to life, not just with hard work and determination, but with an unmatched vision that drives them to achieve loftier goals with each passing day. Femina salutes these women for leading the way and inspiring us all to change too
MAKING THE RIGHT MOVES
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MEET THE ROPOSO STARS
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As the lockdown gets extended, an emerging trend is of gynecological health, which has become the top concern for a lot of women across the country says, Hemchhaya De
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ANOTHER FASHIONABLE FEATHER IN HER CAP
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'Empowered Women Are The Best Change Makers'
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The Benefits Of Eating Locally-Grown Foods
Local foods don’t travel a long distance before they reach your plate nor do they need preservatives, which makes them better for health and the environment, says Kayalvizhi Arivalan
The LAST PANDEMIC
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PIECE OF CAKE
A Homeland mom of four has her cake——and eats it, too.
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Immune-Boosting Winter Salad
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Fusing The Flavors Of The World
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Eat Your Way Across America
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The Science of Us : Stephen S. Hall
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THE POTENTIAL OF PROBIOTICS
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