You’re hearing it more and more these days. Seems everyone is talking about “sustainability” and every company is using the word to try to sell you on their product. But what does it really mean when it comes to food and why should you care?
Think about this: in less than 100 years, since the end of World War II and the introduction of chemical-based, factory farming we have done more harm to our physical environment than at any previous period in human history. Digest that for a second. Scary, right? The current system is on a collision course; it’s simply not a sustainable way to persist if we expect the human race to survive and thrive on a continued basis.
The good news is that we’re still in a period where much of the damage is reversible or can, at the very least, be mitigated. So, your food choices matter. Every time you eat you “vote” with your food choice for the type of system you want to live in: one on a path to collapse or one that can continue to sustain itself and life on our planet.
We’re not experts at this and we’re not about to jump on a soapbox about it but it’s worth starting to care about and you can learn more about the growing sustainability movement from these guys, who are just a few of the fantastic organizations working to increase awareness and provide educational resources to consumers:
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