Sunday, July 10, 2011

Is Fresh, Organic, Local Worth It?

Natural Springs Garden CSA

Sometimes I wonder if there's really any value to shopping fresh, natural, organic, local in terms of climate change and energy saved. The answer is an unqualified "yes." This Facebook post from Natural Springs Garden CSA:
A mind boggling tidbit from the book I'm reading "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle"..."if every U.S. citizen ate just ONE MEAL a WEEK composed of locally and organically raised meats and produce, we would REDUCE our country's OIL CONSUMPTION by over 1.1 MILLION BARRELS EVERY WEEK!

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