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From Farm to Plate: Why You Should Worry About the Distance Your Food Travels

“Food miles” refers to the distance a food travels from the farm where it has been grown to the location where it is being consumed, or the distance a food travels from farm to plate. It is one of the methods for evaluating the sustainability of the global food system. Food miles argue for supporting the consumption of local produce and discriminates between long-travelled and short-travelled foods for sustainable development.
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