Playing your part

Photo of grocery store spotted at A Town Square

Making the right consumer choice when faced with the food industry can be tricky. Baffling, even. Especially if you are a bit behind on all the eco vernacular that is sometimes used to label your food. Be aware of what to look out for and catch up on food politics with this handy guide written by Jocelyn C. Zuckerman for Gourmet Magazine last year. Here are 5 basic questions to always have in mind when purchasing food:

1. Is it organic?

2. Does this product come from an animal?

3. Has it been processed?

4. How far has it traveled to get here?

5. What sort of package does it come in?

Read the article and find out what you can do to limit your Carbon footprint in each of these cases…


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