Trending in 2015: Sustainable, Local Food

The local food movement was huge this year, and it’s not going away! Consuming local foodstuff continues to be popular across the country.

Consumers are opting to eat healthier triggering healthy food options to increase on menus across the nation year after year. Conscientious dining has triggered the movement of people seeking local food because it’s not only healthy for themselves, but also the environment around them. Minimizing impact through less waste, less travel gas and more money in local economy tops the laundry list of reasons why U.S. consumers are striving to eat locally.

So what does this mean for Nevada? A more connected relationship between local farmers and restaurants, ranchers and chefs, wineries and bartenders, and more in 2015.

Placing local food into your restaurant or business starts with a visit to NevadaGrown’s producers page and ends with happier, healthier guests. Get ahead on the 2015 trend, and call a Nevada farmer, rancher or producer.

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NevadaGrown is a nonprofit Nevada corporation whose mission is to foster the success of sustainable agriculture and to encourage healthy eating for Nevada's communities through education, support and promotion.

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