This section contains articles pertaining to how food gets from producer to the consumer. There are various factors of food distribution, such as “food miles” (the distance food travels to get to the consumer), that can have various environmental or economic impacts on communities.
Use the comments feature on this page to add your thoughts on Envision LV’s draft report on the food system in the Lehigh Valley—whether it’s a response to what they included or something you think needs to be added. If … more
To make good decisions about sustainability, people need to know the facts. Here are some questions that have arisen and might be suitable for class projects or independent study: What steps can local & county government take to produce immediate reductions in … more
Obtaining more of our food from local sources is a great way to strengthen the local economy and obtain fresh, healthful food at the same time. If we’re going to increase local food production, of course, it’s essential to make … more
A Survival Manual – With the coming of peak oil, transportation and production costs for food will probably skyrocket. The burning of fossil fuels contributes to global warming. There is, therefore, good reason to localize food production and distribution to … more