The slow food movement has been brought about by serious health concerns like obesity and cancer that have increasing in prevalence in our nation by the overabundance of refined processed foods these past several years.
"You get more nutrients when you eat fresh food immediately rather than keeping it for a week or two weeks," explains Terry Carkner, the owner of Terry's Berries Farm.
OUT with the OLD, and IN with the WHOLE says this video. See what you think, and watch this video on healthy, local, fresh: Farmers Markets & Community Wellness.
I'm particularly impressed with Commencement Bank who supports their local farmers markets. They seem to be finding increased productivity out of healthy employees who are aware and participating in the slow food movement.
Have you considered asking your boss about supporting your local market? You might want to consider pitching the idea for a better work environment. Who wouldn't be happier, surrounded by happy, healthy co-workers?