[FoRK] 100 mile diet...

Adam L Beberg < beberg at mithral.com > on > Tue Jan 16 14:07:27 PST 2007

Interesting. The idea being, if you can't pull this off and something 
really bad happens to the economy, you've probably already starved to death.

...

http://www.globalpublicmedia.com/lectures/840

"In Brief: When the average North American sits down to eat, each 
ingredient has typically travelled at least 1,500 miles. On the first 
day of spring, 2005, Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon chose to confront 
this unsettling statistic with a simple experiment. For one year, they 
would buy or gather their food and drink from within 100 miles of their 
apartment in Vancouver, British Columbia."


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