What local foods are and why they are essential to our planet.

Climate change, peak water, peak oil, and more related issues have been given a multitude of attention – especially as their impact on our planet continues to rise. However, we can all reduce the effect of these problems just by straightforwardly eating locally grown food.

You may have heard the phrase ‘eat local’ being thrown about a lot when it comes to decreasing our carbon footprint through diets. After all, transport usually accounts for a portion of carbon emissions which can drastically affect our atmosphere.