Food miles

Food miles. Source: Mammoth Memory Geography

Food miles is refers to the distance food is transported from the time of its production until it reaches the consumer. It is one dimension used in assessing the environmental impact of food. The concept of food miles originated in 1990 in the United Kingdom. The term was conceived by Andrea Paxton, who wrote a research… Continue reading Food miles


Green coffee


Did you know that worldwide 1.4 billion cups of coffee are consumed every day? I don’t know how many cups of tea are drunk, but it must be an equivalent number. I have often thought about how sustainable a cup a coffee actually is while sipping my morning cafe latte. The beans may be harvested… Continue reading Green coffee


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