Farm to Fork: Why What You Eat Matters
August 29, 2016•9 min
Farmers' markets often offer foods that have been sustainably raised and harvested, as well as heirloom varieties you might not find in your supermarket.Eating seasonally is the perfect way to find unusual and succulent fruits and vegetables, particularly if you're able to visit a local farmers' market. These markets often offer foods that have been sustainably raised and harvested, as well as heirloom varieties you might not find in your supermarket. Dr. P.K. Newby, "The Nutrition Doctor," is a nutrition scientist and author with more than 20 years of experience researching diet-related diseases and teaching students about why what we eat matters, farm to fork.She is currently teaching a course at at Harvard Extension School, entitled "From Farm to Fork: Why What We Eat Matters."Listen in as Dr. Newby shares what she's learned in her many years of expertise, as well as some tips for finding the best produce and other fresh foods in your local area.