Motivation Monday heads to the Farmers Market

8:13 AM, Jul 29, 2013   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS - A constant flow of produce trucks, and the steady hum of customers talking to vendors means the Minneapolis Farmers Market is now in full swing.

Motivation Monday's Chris Freytag is a frequent shopper, picking up fresh vegetables and fruits for her dining room table.

Fresh and local are the buzzwords as people look for the most nutritious options for their food.  Chris says it's a smart move.

If  you haven't tried shopping your local farmers markets, Chris says don't be afraid to try new things.  Be sure to talk to vendors who are happy to share preparation tips, and even recipes.

Another tip?  Don't buy until you've walked through the market to see what's there.  Prices and quality can vary.  You might even see something fun you've never had before.

For information on farmers markets near you, try clicking on Minnesota Farmers Market Association or the Minnesota Department of Agriculture website.


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