Seasons Affect Appetites, Local Food & Choices
Maybe you’ve experienced this: Winter’s coming, and salads and cold foods like ice cream or cucumbers have really lost their appeal. And the local food available at the farmer’s market shifts.
As the days get shorter and cooler, I start craving more dense foods, like almond butter, fresh roasted peanuts, and melted cheese.
It sure seems there’s an innate intelligence at work in seasonal cravings and aversions. And what grows near you might just be the smartest food to choose for you and your pets, season by season. [Read more…]