Some food choices are better for the planet than others. They use less energy and fewer resources . Here are some environmentally friendly food tips.
Shipping food a long way uses energy. Farmers’ markets sell food that was grown nearby.
Use Your Extras
Eat leftover food for lunch. Or use it in a new recipe. You will waste less food.
Eat More Plants
It takes lots of land and water to raise animals for food. Plants use less. Crunch!
Grow Your Food
Start a garden. Plant vegetables. Watch them grow! It is fun to eat what you grow.
Did You Know?
More than a billion tons of food is wasted each year. That is a lot! Most food waste happens at home. Talk to your family about how to waste less.