The Lexicon of Sustainability

Local

Episode 2 | 5m 40s

As consumers take increased responsibility for what they eat, many choose to become locavores, favoring foods grown or produced in their communities. By voting local with their pocketbooks when they go to the supermarket, these consumers keep money in local economies while supporting and strengthening local food systems. They also decrease their “food miles” and their carbon footprint.

Aired: 05/14/12

Rating: NR

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