Buying organic food at a local farmer's market (17g) rather than imported by plane to the supermarket (5300g) can reduce your emissions by 95%
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In addition you will:
- Support local economy.
- Understand seasonal changes in produce availability.
- Have a varied diet.
- Reduce packaging and waste.
- Know where the food is coming from.
When you go to the supermarket:
- Check origin of the produce.
- Buy seasonal foods.
- Reduce your car trips.