Monday, May 12, 2008

buy local?

So, for a long time the talk of the town has been that it is best to buy local.
But, when you take into consideration the production cost (in CO2) of your groceries it's a different story. You can do more to reduce greenhouse gases by reducing your intake of red meat and cheese than by eating locally. However, if you get your fish and veggies and chicken from nearby you might qualify for a bonus round of eco-friendly.
read more about the study here:

and if anyone has info on food co-ops in the neck of the woods: please share the love
(photo is irving penn's)