Thursday, May 03, 2007

Entry #51: Food Mile

Put simply, 'food miles' is a measure of how far food travels - from paddock to plate - and is an indication of how environmentally-friendly it is. Food freight - especially by air and road - consumes fuel and energy, and releases greenhouse pollution, affecting the global climate.

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"Measuring Food By the Mile": How to measure food miles, as well as some of the results from the UK and the US. Some information about London's Food Mile campaign/bid.

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