Quotes of the Day

“Even if you walk or bike to the store, if you come home with bananas from Ecuador, tomatoes from Holland, cheese from France, and artichokes from California, you have guzzled some serious gas.” – Barbara Kingsolver (about eating local)

“The average morsel of food sees more of America than the farmer who grows it, traveling fifteen hundred miles from field to fork…It takes fifteen calories of energy to put one calorie on the table, and four of those are in transportation.” – Joel Salatin

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