Food Miles Map for the Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market

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Food miles measure the distance between farm and table. Food miles are often used to quantify the environmental impact of food production and transportation. According to an article published in Farm and Dairy by Ivory Harlow in June 3, 2016, the average pound of tomatoes sold in the U.S. supermarket travel 1,569 food miles and emits .21 kg CO2.  The average … Read More