- Find a Local Farmers' Market
The USDA maintains a comprehensive list of markets in every state. Go to http://www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets.
- Join a CSA
Short for Community Supported Agriculture, this is an arrangement between consumers and farmers in which you pay an up-front fee for regular deliveries of produce in season. To find one near you, visit localharvest.org.
- Go Local When You Dine Out
You can find restaurants, shops, and even bed-and-breakfasts around the country that use local produce and other food products by doing a zip-code search at eatwellguide.org.