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"What are you giving up when you shop at a typical grocery store? What do you miss out on when you’re rushing through the aisles, one earbud in and a list in hand? “That’s not connection; that’s just a chore,” described Colleen Stewart, communications coordinator for the NH Food Alliance.

In her mind, eating local isn’t just about fancy radishes at the farmer’s market (although those are crazy delicious!). “It’s really about community, about knowing your farmer not just as your farmer but as your neighbor,” she described."

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