Holistic Food/Market Store Visit

Visit to the farmer’s Market or Whole Foods Store, Native Sun, or Earth Fare, etc (holistic organic market)…. Review the following website: https://www.ewg.org/foodnews/dirty-dozen.php (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. to learn about the “dirty dozen foods” and the “clean fifteen, ” and watch the following video: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
Answer the following questions: 

  1. Why are the foods listed under the dirty dozen called the dirty dozen? 2. How can shopping at a Farmer’s Market or Whole Foods type market make a difference? How can you be sure? 3. What kind of price difference did you find between your local market for fresh vegetables versus the Farmer’s Market or Whole Food’s type store? Review the following website to learn about the benefits of shopping at a Farmers Market: http://blogs.usda.gov/2012/07/02/top-reasons-to-shop-at-a-farmers-market/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (watch the video and the 10 top reasons). Be sure to ask questions of staff during your visit. 
  2. What did you learn from the Farmers at the Market? Or staff at the store you visited about where the food comes from? 5. How can you integrate healthier foods into your diet as a lifestyle change? 6. Ask about how to cook a favorite vegetable or to try a new one—tell me how it went! 7. What surprised you about the visit? 8. What else would you like to share about your visit?