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How To Buy Organic Local Foods To Reduce Food Miles


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How to buy local foods to reduce food miles

Have you ever calculated your food miles? That’s the distance food has to travel to get to your table. If you reduce your food miles and buy local food produce, you’ll help the environment and your local farmers. Author Anna Lappe of the Small Planet Institute has tips to help you find, buy, and eat locally grown foods.

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