There is a hidden cost to food……Transition Streets 3.1
Food costs more than just the price at the shop. The industrial way food is produced, the social changes this has forced, the cheap fossil fuel energy needed, and the overall CO2 footprint, means there are huge hidden costs – and yet this large scale production will not be enough.
Download pdf for a detailed look at the ecologic and social cost of food production.
If you want to explore in depth – the Food Systems Dashboard an be used to explore a huge amount of data on countries and regions – the About section covers Food Supply Chains, Food Environments, Human Interactions and Health – there are extensive references as well.