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How can “Fast, Slow Food” products earn an A+ from this farmer, local foods cook and teacher?  These foods must:

  • Be rich in natural COLORS, TASTES, NUTRIENTS, FIBER, VITAMINS, MINERALS and ANTIOXIDANTS.
  • Be HIGH QUALITY, USING FREEZING AND VACUUM PACKAGING as the only preservative.
  • Provide REASONABLE PORTION SIZES.
  • Be made primarily with WHOLE FOODS—WHOLE GRAINS, FRUITS, VEGETABLES and LEGUMES from NY or regional sources.
  • Be LOW in added fat, sugar and salt.
  • Use small amounts of USDA processed regional meats and cheeses to KEEP PRODUCTS PRICED REASONABLY.
  • Be QUICK TO PREPARE.
  • Be EASY TO ACCESS.
  • Be NUTRIENT DENSE and DELICIOUS, meeting or exceeding “My Plate” guidelines.
  • Be BETTER THAN GROCERY STORE OFFERINGS.

 

Where can you find these foods?

Hudson NY Farmer's Market

They can be seen, sampled and purchased at the Hudson, NY Farmers Market on Saturdays from May 5, 2012 to November 2012 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Or, they can be ordered online at www.hometownfoods.harvestkitchens.net/shop and picked up at the Hudson Farmers Market.