The journey from farm to table is fraught with waste and abuse. However, we can take responsibility for identifying and fixing the problems at each stage.

Local, fresh ingredients are popular purchases among health and eco-conscious consumers. They understand that purchasing goods made in the neighborhood supports the local economy and benefits the environment. However, grocery stores are the easiest place for most people to find food for their families. But how does this food arrive there?

The procedure is more complicated than you may imagine. Keep reading to learn more about how food moves from farm to table, where waste is rampant, and what you can do to promote a more sustainable food supply.