Easy Ways to Change the Food System
Find organic, local foods
Find locally grown produce, Community Supported Agriculture programs, and even great organic restaurants with the Eat Well Guide. Type in your zip code and find out what’s in season near you. Find out more at EatWellGuide.org.
Nearly all of the approximately 10 billion animals raised and killed in the US annually suffer inhumane conditions at industrial farms. Not to mention the workers and surrounding communities that are affected by the unsafe conditions. Find out more at HumaneSociety.org.
Cancers, autism and neurological disorders have all been associated with the use of pesticides. Learn about what pesticides are in your food and their effects. Find out more at WhatsOnMyFood.org.
Did you know that the average food product travels about 1,500 miles to get to your grocery store? And that transporting food accounts for 30,800 tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year? Find out more at CoolFoodsCampaign.org.
For more actions you can take to fix our food system, click on the gallery below.
9 Ways to Fix the Food System
Hungry for change? Take these simple steps right now! Find out more.