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An assortment of green vegetables for sale at the Forge Garden Farm Stand, including kale and peppers.

An assortment of green vegetables for sale at the Forge Garden Farm Stand, including kale and peppers.

You Are What You Eat

Tips for nourishing yourself sustainably and mindfully

  • Buy local from farmers markets
  • Support local farm stands such as the Forge Garden, Veggielution, and SCUSD The Farm
  • Consider subscribing to a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) such as Spade and Plow
  • Buy organic
  • Buy pastured raised eggs
  • Reduce meat consumption & support sustainable ranchers such as Markegard
  • Reduce seafood consumption & consult the Seafood Watch when you do purchase
  • Support local restaurants, bakeries, and other food businesses that purchase seasonal produce from local farmers
  • Grow your own! Learn how to produce sustainably grown food in your backyard through workshops and classes at The Forge Garden.