My Eating Local Manifesto:
1. Eat only vegetables, fruits, meat, cheese,dairy, poultry, meat and fish raised or grown within
a 250 mi radius of Manchester, NH.
2. To learn more about the sources of the
grains I eat.
3. Drink coffee only from local roasters
4. Drink Tap Water.
5. Buy as much food as possible from
6. When I eat out, pick restaurants known
to source most of their food locally if possible.
7. Eat out less, cook home more.
Coffee (though will only purchase from local roasters)
broccoli - because I love it. once a week.
meals prepared by others
meals prepared for houseguests
food purchased prior to 10/1/09 if it will go bad unless eaten.
Eggs: Local farmers market, A-market or Nellie's Nest
Seafood: fresh available in Boston and Portland, can be frozen. Eat seafood at least 3 x week
Butter: Kates Handmade Butter
Dairy: Local farmers market, Stonyfield Farms, Cabot Creamery
Chicken/Meat: A-Market, Local farmers market
Vegetables/fruits - Local Farmers Market, A-Market, Macks apples
Coffee: Green Mountain or New England Coffee. Also see what A-Market has
Alcohol: Local beer available
Bread: bake my own whenever possible, or only buy local
Pasta: only homemade
Flour: no local sources, will purchase only King Arthur
There may be more to add, but I am breathing a BIG sigh of relief that I am in better shape than I thought.
I reserve the right to step out of this challenge if it compromises my commitment to losing weight and exercising!