It seems that people are in one of two camps: early shoppers or last-minute shoppers. I grew up in a family of last-minute shoppers. My mom would be finishing her shopping list on Christmas Eve, and still be wrapping as we arrived. As an adult, I have retained some of those last-minute tendencies, but certainly not in the gift-buying department.
With the organic movement sweeping the nation, shoppers have started to look a little more closely at organic products, weighing not only the health effects but the environmental and economic effects as well. With the demand for organic AND local growing, here are five places that work hard to get these products in your hands.
Food is a hot topic and food lovers are embracing new and unique ingredients. The problem is, where can an average person find some of these specialty ingredients? Whether you are planning a dinner party or a simple night at home, this list will help you find the right ingredients to make your meal special.