As with other man-made activities, food production contributes to climate change, water scarcity, soil degradation and the destruction of biodiversity.1 It is estimated that 25% of total global greenhouse gas emissions are directly caused by crop and animal production and forestry.' The crop and livestock sectors use 70% of freshwater resources and, together with forestry, occupy 60% of the Earth’s land surface. 2 Eufic.org
The following are some ideas about how to start eating more cleanly, that will help us and our planet. These are some of the brands that are trying their best following a sustainable work ethic.
Also, let’s don’t forget about supporting our local farmer markets!!