This week 96FM talked with Patrick Frankel of Kilbrack Organic Farm
Did you know…
Sustainable food production’ means shared responsibility for the production, supply and consumption of safe and nutritious food within a viable industry that simultaneously protects and enhances our natural environment and quality of life now and into the future.
Food miles is the distance food travels from production to when we consume it. Energy is used to produce, package, transport and store food. All of this contributes to increased greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2)
What you can do…
Plant your own sustainable vegetable patch in your garden.
Here’s a few resources if you want to know more:
Ways To Start Improving Nature On Your Farm here
Food Miles explained here
Sustainable food production here