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This grocery store is bringing fresh affordable food to under-served communities. Find out how Mi Pueblo is making a difference.
They started by defining “local.” For SDUSD, there are three tiers: “San Diego Local,” within 25 miles of the county border; “Local,” within 150 miles of the SDUSD distribution center; and “Regional,” over 150 but within 250 miles of the distribution center.
Anna Lappé, the author of Diet for a Hot Planetand the cofounder of Small Planet Institute, was in town this weekend. At a dinner last night, she spoke to a small group of movers and shakers in the Bay Area food world about how food choices influence climate change.
Creating a kitchen garden is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. Not only do you avoid the carbon emissions of shipped food (or even driving to the store), you also replace lawn (that must be mowed, usually by a gas-powered mower) with food.
On April 21, 2011, the California Center for Public Health Advocacy released a county-by-county analysis of how much of these new revenues would be returned to communities throughout the state.