Check out this short video that will explain the importance of eating locally. As a researcher of food choices and gardening, I have come to realize how choosing to eat foods that are grown or produced closer to home can be one of the most important decisions we make in regards to the health of the environment and the planet. As an added bonus, by supporting and engaging in the local food movement, an increased sense of community and support can be a nice byproduct.

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  1. Anonymous8:28 AM

    very informative.
    what's a kilocalorie?
    i like the suggestions at the end.

  2. A kilocalorie is a unit of energy available in food through digestion - basically 1000 calories. You can also see this wikipedia entry on food energy for a explanation of the kilocalorie:


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