Everybody Eats: How a Community Food System Works
It begins with small farms working with natural cycles and ends with fresh food and stronger communities.
It begins with small farms working with natural cycles and ends with fresh food and stronger communities in nearby cities.
FARMS OF 27 ACRES OR LESS:
In the United States farms of 27 acres or less have more than ten times greater dollar output per acre than larger farms.
75% OF VEGETABLE VARIETIES:
TRUCK VS. TRAIN:
US Dept. of Transportation via Appalachian Regional Commission,
Institute for Local Self-Reliance,
REGIONAL DIET USES 17 TIMES:
A regional diet consumed 17 times less oil and gas than a typical diet based on food shipped across the country
Michael Pollan, New York Times,
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