Food Miles: Understanding the Distance Food Typically Travels in the U.S.

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Published September 5, 2017
Subject: Science
Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Place of Learning: Academic Classroom
Resource Type: Lessons
Grade Level: Grade 7
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Kerstin Martin
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Objectives:

1. To introduce the idea that much of our food travels long distances from farm to plate

2. To compare and contrast a global and local food system and explore the pros and cons of each system

3. To explore where our food comes from

4. To give students an understanding of how their choices have a global and environmental impact

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