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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Farmers Markets On the Rise: The Power Behind Your Fork History of America's Food A Closer Look At Industrial Agriculture:The Rise of Livestock Farms SOURCES: The Destructive Food Cycle The Food of Tomorrow 8,144 farmers markets in the U.S. local food sales grew $7 billion from last year miles is the average distance food travels 1500+ 82% of farmers markets are self-sustaining Ohio has over300 farmers markets Americans consume 31% more packaged food than fresh food per year Americans consume over 222 poundsof meat annually, like cheeseburgers, leading to risk of heart diseaseand obesity. Lappe, Anna. "Eat The Sky: 7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet."Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about It. 1st ed. New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2010. 206. Print. Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2013. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. Place of Publication Not Identified: OECD, 2013. 380. Print. Coburn, Marcy. "10 Reasons to Support Farmers Markets | CUESA."CUESA: Cultivating A Healthy Food System. CUESA, 6 Jan. 2012. Web. 11 Dec. 2014. 1 2 3 4 "Green Living." Green Living. Environmental Protection Agency, 26 Nov. 2013.Web. 11 Dec. 2014. Foods with more color are richer in nutrients like antioxidants, prompt community values, and help sustain biodiversity. - Visit Farmers Markets- Pick produce before meat- Buy based on color- Make "going organic" part of the community- Look for USDA-certified-organic stickers 3 most significant factors for buying local:taste, health, and caring for the environment 55% healthy eating 5%avoiding chemicals 10%care fornature 25%taste 5%animal welfare The Reasons Behind Organic Eating of non-organic crops contained multiple pesticide treatments 62% "Switching to organic cropconsumption is equivalent to eating one or two additionalportions of fruit and vegetables a day"-Nutritional Composition of Organic Crop Foods Say Yes to Organic Eating: The Benefits $34.7 billion annual cost of environmentaldamage caused by industrial farmingin the US Organic eating is healthy eating that sustains and nourishes the body Organic foods limit antibioticand pesticide use on livestock and crops Organic eating is better for the Earth and the environment 0 2500 5000 7500 10000 12500 15000 17500 20000 22500 25000 27500 30000 1982 1997 2000 2012 3,600 20,100 12,660 11,398 The Facts "Organic vs. Non-Organic." Soil Association.Soil Association, 3 Feb. 2013.Web. 15 Dec. 2014. Tips for Local Eating 5 Livestock productionuses 70 percent ofall agricultural land and is responsible for 1/3 of the world's methane emissions
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