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Eat locally grown food


Sustainability Challenge
This challenge is worth 1 YouSustain Award () each time it is completed.

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Summary

Length: 30 days.
Associated with: Consumer Products
Cherries in winter, tomatoes in March, Florida oranges (when you live in Europe) ... all these have consumed a great deal of energy getting to you. It has been estimated that food travels 2500km in average to get to your plate.

By chosing local in-season food, you will not only reduce CO2 emissions, you will also:

  • Eat ripe, fresh products

  • Support your local economy

  • Re-discover what in-season vegetables and fruits are

  • Discover new flavors

Impact

The estimated impact each time this challenge is completed: 5 kg / 11 lbs CO2 reduced and saving up to $0!
All completions of this challenge have reduced approximately 1.74 tons CO2 and saved up to $0!

Administrative Details

Current members: 129
Created: 2007-12-27 22:00:15
Administrators: Bleizig
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