1. Find a Local Farmers' Market
    The USDA maintains a comprehensive list of markets in every state. Go to
  2. 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

  3. 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