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Season 5 Episode 3

Food Miles

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Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Dec 09, 2008 on PBS
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Food Miles
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In the 21st century global food economy, most foods travel an average of 1,500 miles from farm to plate. As renowned author Michael Pollan elaborates, the impacts of this fossil fuel-driven system are detrimental to the environment, but also to our health and social well-being. Writer Michael Shuman argues that investing in local food systems lessens the distance between who we are and what we eat, and creates wealth in the community.moreless
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