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Appreciate the life and colors of local markets

Going to the local market is a delight for me. I enjoy talking to the farmers, smelling fresh fruits, buying cheese and bread from a family business, getting fish from a local producer, eating a bite, etc.

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Unfortunately in big cities and suburbs we are loosing this pleasure, because some times is easier and faster to go to Wallmart to buy our frozen stuff for the next two months.



How can we get people back to local markets?



Specialized boutiques are good places to get local products also. Here are some examples of boutiques in Montreal (sorry if they are in French):



http://www.fousdelagaspesie.com/



http://www.gaspesiegourmande.com/



http://www.lemarchedessaveurs.com/fr/



http://ourcheeses.com/





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I think going to a local market to pick fresh produce with your own hands, enhances the entire food intake experience - the joy cooking what you just bought and then consuming what you prepared with it.

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