Dear readers and fellow survivors, you all know my bucket list life item post-breast cancer as far as my writing goes. I am cross-posting so you can see my first byline in The Philadelphia Inquirer. I feel like I won the lottery :<)

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Neighbors Main Line/Philly.com:  

Posted: Tue, Jul. 3, 2012, 7:28  PM

Eat locally: Farm fresh fruits and veggies from your own  ZIP code

By Carla J. Zambelli

Seasons evoke memories.  Summer evokes hot days and a slice of juicy  watermelon, slightly warm from being recently picked; juice trickling down your  chin from a local peach; mouth blue from blueberries; fresh picked tomatoes  waiting for a salad.  In addition to the many taste delights of fresh local  produce, many are finding plenty of other reasons to put locally grown produce  and other items on their tables.

 

The current economy is pushing people to look for alternatives to the  increasingly enormous supermarket chains. In addition, food that is locally  produced is not only fresher, but often less expensive because it doesn’t travel  great distances to get to market.

 

People are also growing increasingly aware of the effects of chemicals and  pesticides…

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About carla

Writer, blogger, photographer, breast cancer survivor. I write about whatever strikes my fancy as I meander through life.
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  1. What a great article with so many local produce nooks and crannies. Congratulations on your publication – woohoo!

    Catherine
    http://www.facingcancer.ca

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