With local food week coming to an end, President of the Haliburton County Farmer’s Association, Brian Barlow is encouraging people to get in the habit of buying local. While supporting our local vegetable farmers is important, Barlow says local doesn’t just mean Haliburton County;

In order to make sure you’re doing that, Barlow explains what to do:

He says the best time to buy produce grown in Haliburton County is mid-August.

Unlike meat farmers like him who can ship their supply, Barlow says other farmers can’t, and that’s who needs our support.