Food Miles

A Brief Intro to Food Miles…….Transition Streets 3.4

Because the transport of food uses fossil fuels, there is a hidden cost to the environment.

But it is much more than that – it also means “globalised seasonal foods” – like blueberries in winter – and weirdly, the stages of picking and packaging can occur hundreds of kilometres apart.

More information on Food Miles and the impact of packaging [pdf]

And for detailed information – look to Wikipedia

Tom Danby, Moonee Valley Sustainability, 2020