Organic Farms Near You – Get Your Shop On!

Organic farms are becoming an increasingly popular place for the health conscious to buy their food. Eating food produce sold by organic farms boosts the local economy, reduces a carbon footprint and means eating healthier, seasonal foods. However, finding working farms specializing in organics sometimes proves a challenge, especially for people new to the organic game.

There are several ways people looking for organic produce, meats, and dairy products can find nearby farms, no matter where they live or how experienced they may be.

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Locally Grown Vs Organic Produce – Different as Apples and Oranges

It’s almost certain that only a decade ago terms like “locavore” and “certified organic” weren’t even blips on your radar. I remember back when local markets were more of a way of life than the “cool” way to shop. But times change.  We now live in a society which is gradually becoming more health-conscious (reports of the growing obesity epidemic notwithstanding!).

With our growing health consciousness comes the debate between purchasing locally grown vs. organic foods.

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Tech Wildcatters + Nommunity – Working with the Best

Nommunity loves the Tech Wildcatters. Let me explain.

When it comes to learning something new, having the right guide, mentor, or teacher means everything; without that expert instruction, your chances of failure are almost a certainty. I learned this lesson first hand, in grand fashion and almost literally in a blaze of glory.  Earlier this year I decided to learn to ride a motorcycle. I’ve always wanted to ride one, to be like Marlon Brando in The Wild One. And I thought this was a good idea. I was older and more responsible than I’d ever been. My mistake was my choice of mentor – let’s call him Jim. Jim had crashed his motorcycle  and, as a result no longer drove one. But as friends go, he was the only one who could teach me to ride. Not surprisingly, he explained in vague generalities, didn’t go over the importance of posture, or that the clutch is worked with the feet, not the hands. I rode that bike straight into his mailbox. Crash and burn.

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Nommunity – Hello Nommers of the world!

Everywhere people are becoming more health conscious, exploring the different avenues of diet to better themselves and their health. In some cultures, eating right is a way of life that holds deep meaning steeped in century old traditions. At Nommunity, we are here to unite all those who have specific food preferences under one banner – to help you explore food more easily and enlighten the curious. So we welcome you to join us whether you are already Vegan, Vegetarian, Kosher, Gluten-Free, Organic, seeking locally-sourced foods or even looking for a new scene – come together and be a part of the Nommunity!