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Finding Fresh Food in Wintry Weather

The polar vortex may have passed (or has it?!), but we’re still under a blitzkrieg of snow and negative wind chills. I often find, when speaking to people about the Midwest during winter, there’s a misunderstanding that when our gardens and farms are covered in snow, we have no access to fresh food. But fear not, intrepid travelers. Fresh fruits, meats, and vegetables are abundant­­–if you know where to look.

Lake Michigan breakwater in the winter. Via Wikimedia by Benn Newman.

Lake Michigan breakwater in the winter. Via Wikimedia by Benn Newman.

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