A Hot Commodity: Chattanooga's Locally Grown Food

2015 has just begun and local, farm-fresh food scenes in Chattanooga have increased now more than ever. Covenant College students have become dramatically more involved since Eden Thistle, a local farm, has begun a 2015 Buyer’s Club. Environmental science majors Rachel Kelley and Lauren Seip both enjoy volunteering at the farm, exploring a godly approach to farming. That includes purchasing pasture-raised meats, eating less processed foods, and eating meat less. Siep said, “They have a buyer's club where you can subscribe and get a membership. You'll get eggs, chicken breasts, chicken thighs, whole chickens, and whole pigs."  

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