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Eating real food with real ingredients is a priority for our family. Before we moved to the Ozarks, we lived outside a large city where organic produce and meat was not hard to find. The prices were reasonable since there was a demand for organic food.
We moved to an area of the country where the organic food movement is just now trickling in. It was definitely an eye opener to see how spoiled we were, with pretty much anything we wanted just a 10 minute drive away. There are grocery stores that sell organic meat and produce about an hour away, which we do go to if we happen to need to go to the city for other reasons. However we prefer to stay on the farm and avoid unnecessary running around as much as possible.
how do we eat well in rural America when organic food isn’t readily available?
Hi! Around here I wear many hats. Homesteader, farmer, homemaker, homeschool mom, gardener and builder. We strive for a simple, self-sufficient life on our little piece of paradise. Read more