Why are locally-grown foods more eco-friendly

Why are Locally-Grown Foods More Eco-Friendly?

Agricultural production utilises 21% of food production energy, approximately 2.1 quadrillions Btu of energy annually. This energy goes into the growth and harvest process and raises livestock for meat and poultry. The US-based Organic Consumers Association found that the approximate world diet uses 1600 litres of fossil fuels annually, and about 256 litres are spent …

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