Posted by Chad Kruger | June 13, 2013
After nearly a decade of work, we’re finally ready to “show off” our achievements in improving the environmental performance of dairies. Take a look at the brief video we recently produced describing our efforts and join us in the field on July 10th!
Filed under Climate Change, Energy, Event, Perspectives on Sustainability, Sustainability
Posted by Chad Kruger | August 9, 2012
Last week I introduced a series of frequently asked questions and began by addressing the first:
Today I’ll address the following:
Do “food miles” – the distance that food travels from producer to consumer – really matter to the climate?
Not only is this a “frequently asked question”, but it has become a fairly contentious issue in both the commercial retail industry as well as in local / community food systems discussions. As with many catchy slogans, the phrase “food miles” hints at a larger truth but is actually too simple to adequately address issues of transport of food. Read more »