Find Farm Fresh Foods…Fast

Visiting a new town and looking for the closest place to find seasonal fruits and veggies? Try Farmstand. This new app uses GPS data to help families discover nearby farmers’ markets (from the nearly 8,000 farmers’ markets that exist from coast to coast), as well as useful info, such as hours andon-site activities. The app also boasts a unique social networking feature that encourages like-minded shoppers to share details related to their market trips, like vibrant pictures of produce and brief posts about daily deals. “Shopping local and eating local is beneficial in so many ways,” says Glenn Sidney, one of Farmstand’s co-founders. “And for anyone interested in those things, we want to make it easier.” (For iPhone, iPad, free)