Can’t beat beets for a sweet summer treat

Beets can be so much more delicious than the canned version so many people ate years ago. Give them another try.Photo by McKenna Ingerson

One of the many nice things about buying vegetables from local farms is that you can ask about the conditions in which your vegetables were grown.

Of course, just because you ask doesn’t mean that you’ll get a complete answer. There is so much anxiety these days about genetically modified foods that even if your farmer is using GMO seeds, he or she might not tell you about it — even if you ask point blank.

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