Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Know Yer Food ::.

Some of our favorite products to consume are the products that we put in to our mouths--food! Yet, like much of the stuff that we consume, we don't really know where it's been. Worldwatch Institute has a neat little piece that tells us how to keep it real when it comes to good eats.
Here's a taste:
Eating local keeps money in the local economy, helps preserve farmland, and usually means tastier food. In the midst of food safety crises, eating local also brings a certain peace of mind because the shopper can get much more information about what they are actually buying.
Learn more about the Slow Food movement here, how to track your Food Miles here, and the similarities between good food and smart design here.
Posted by: Xanthe Matychak


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