Californian orange has traveled over 12,800 kms to get to you - that's
a lot of food miles!
This is typical of
much produce in our globalised food production system. Every mile/kilometre
our food travels is likely to mean greater greenhouse gas emissions.
The 100 Mile diet has taken off in many places around the world, with
people experimenting with sourcing their food from within an 100 mile
(160km) radius from where they live.
As part of the Ethical Consumer Group, various households around Melbourne
took on a week's trial in the first week of December 2008. Find out more
about their plans, progress and discoveries by following the links below.
Week of the Trial
- how was it?
Suppliers - where we got what!
Our Processes & 'Rules'
Organic Directory with Google Maps