The Impact of Eating Local?

From Locavore Learner: “I found this in one of the free papers I read on the subway thought you’d like to know”.

the gardens

If 100 people shift $10 of their food budget to local sustainable food:
– greenhouse gases get reduced by the equivalent of nearly 10 cars
– enough economic activity is created to produce one new job

If 1000 shift:
– nearly 100 cars worth of greenhouse gas reductions
-10 new local jobs

if 10 000 shift:
– equivalent of 1000 cars worth
-100 new local jobs

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2 Responses to The Impact of Eating Local?

  1. weighty says:

    gonna send this to my mom


  2. Jo-Anne says:

    I want to be a part of the shift in buying and changing something for the better by being a local consumer.


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