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Eat-Drink and Be Merry

The Shore Food Scene and fun places to try

The Benefits of Eating Local in Monmouth County

By: Angela Ciroalo ~ Once supermarkets began importing produce from other states, and even internationally, the concept of foods that are “in-season” has become increasingly misunderstood. Today, we are able to walk into just about any supermarket and purchase a watermelon in December and a sweet potato in July. What many of us do not always recognize is that depending on the region that you live in this may not be the time of year that these foods are grown. As a result, the foods are transported for days and even weeks in order to find their way into your supermarket. In Michael Pollan’s New York Times Best Seller Book, “An Omnivore’s Dilemma,” he explains that on average food will

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By Kacey Roy ~ Maybe she’s gone on to get her masters? Travelled the world; worked her way up the corporate ladder. She most likely makes her own

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