My favourite thing about not working on Saturday’s anymore, is I get to attend the Davies Park Market in West End. This is where I get all my week’s shopping of my fruit and veg, from local businesses, at low prices in a great atmosphere!
There is so much choice of delicious greens, organic fruits even vegetables grown to classical music! You can speak to the food producers directly, and find your favourite stalls and prices. Australian supermarkets sell 98% of locally grown fruit and vegetables, or so they claim. Here is some more information about where its really from.
A person’s footprint is dominated by product emissions, and food transport takes up food emissions up to the point of sale. This means that what you eat is more important than where it comes from. Eating seasonally is a much better way to control your food footprint. If you live in the USA here is a helpful break down.