• Mayo Clinic Minute: Benefits of eating local

bins of fresh vegetables at a farmers marketWhen you explore the aisles of a farmers market, you'll see a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and other products. And, because these products are grown close to home, they are likely to be very fresh. But freshness isn't the only advantage of farmers markets.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Chef Jen Welper from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program about the benefits of eating and shopping locally.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (:58) is in the downloads. Read the script.

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