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By Whitney Butler on Feb 26, 2015

California’s enormous food economy has changed the way we produce, distribute and consume our food—boiling it all down to essential questions we ask ourselves each week inside the grocery store: Is this food healthy? Where did this come from? The mental shift in agriculture is about more than just going green or buying organic. The farm-to-table movement sweeping across the country confronts assumptions about buying locally and its associated benefits. If you want to discover more about where your food comes from, meet the people who produce it, or simply indulge in the flavors of local cuisine, head to San Mateo County/Silicon Valley for a fresh food perspective. San Mateo County/Silicon Valley enjoys great biodiversity, incredible fresh produce and some of the best fresh, sustainable sea

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