Posts Tagged ‘ local food ’

Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Feb 20th, 2013 | By
Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Eco-friendly eating : Making it possible “Frozen food uses 10 times more energy to produce than fresh food.” What you can do: Try to buy food that is grown and harvested locally. Locally grown food stands or markets are emerging in many areas. Research the towns close to you and see if there is a
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Food Miles: From Source to Table by Abbie Barnes

Jan 24th, 2013 | By
Food Miles: From Source to Table by Abbie Barnes

Much of the food we consume travels great distances before reaching the plates in our homes. ‘Food miles’ refers to the distance that food is transported from the time of its production (producer), until it reaches the customer/consumer by boats, planes, lorries or cars. Since food miles were first observed in the 1990s, it is
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less transportation, less carbon emission

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By
less transportation, less carbon emission

Now that the important fossil fuels, which power our transportation, are running out, we must use them as little as possible. The most unnecessary use of them must first be stamped out, and then the next use, if possible. Transportation must be suppressed as much as possible until perhaps the development of renewable energy. If
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