Living Longer, Living Better | Health Going ‘locavore’ to stay fit Fresh foods from area farmers, fishermen help baby boomers maintain a healthy lifestyle ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe Coll Walker owns Walker’s Roadside Stand, a Little Compton, R.I., farm stand revered in local food circles Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe Walker, diagnosed with high cholesterol eight years ago, took advantage of his farm stand’s produce to change his diet for the better. Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe A variety of lettuce waited to be planted on Coll Walker's farm. George Rizer for The Boston Globe Student volunteers planted vegetables and flowers at a produce farm attached to Stonehill College in Easton. George Rizer for The Boston Globe The “locavore’’ movement delivers fruits and vegetables richer in nutrients than those shipped from elsewhere. George Rizer for The Boston Globe Bridget Meigs (second from left), says locally produced veggies and fruits are always better. George Rizer for The Boston Globe “With anyone - especially people over 50 - there is a link between healthy fresh food and a healthy lifestyle,’’ said Meigs. George Rizer for The Boston Globe Stonehill student Rich Valeri carried flower seedlings from the greenhouse out to the fields for planting.