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Lemon

As an environmental scientist, I am always trying to highlight sustainable ingredients. Lemons, when sourced locally, organically, and in season, are considered a sustainable crop.

Lemons require a relatively low amount of water and emit a very small amount of carbon.

Check when lemons are in season in your area with this Seasonal Food Guide.

It’s important to note that inorganic lemons tend to use a high amount of pesticides. Buy organic lemons when you can to ensure that you are supporting farms that do not contribute to pollution in the form of pesticides.

Lemons are a common ingredient at Marley’s Menu in both savory and sweet dishes. Find all of our favorite lemon recipes here.

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