Cantaloupe from Costa Rica, tomatoes from Canada. Have you ever noticed where your food is grown and wondered how far it travels to your table?
Take last night’s dinner as an example. If you had a Big Mac attack and drove through McDonald’s for your meal, it’s likely that your beef came from cattle raised in South America. If you ate a pear, it may have come from Argentina.
It's no wonder a fifth of the oil consumed in this country is used by the food industry, what can you do to help change this growing trend?
Well, this weekend visit the Midtown Farmers Market,and purchase locally grown fruit vegetables and more. Want details?
If we all do just a little something to help cut the fossil fuel consumption, we can leave a planet for our children's children, to enjoy as we have been able to do for so many years.