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Featured Activity: Where Does Your Food Come From?

Over Farm produce: The vegetables and fruits even have their "Food Miles" on display for the discerning shopper. By Jonathan Billinger [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (], via Wikimedia CommonsA lot of the food that we eat in the UK has been transported a long way before we eat it, be it by road, sea or air. This transportation uses a lot of fuel, the use of which in turn contributes to climate change.

Part of our Iceworld series of resources, this week’s featured activity looks at the food we eat and where it comes from, AKA its food miles. This provides a basis for looking at how much energy goes into getting our food from A to B, and exploring how this might be reduced by eating local, seasonal produce. How much can YOU save?

Read more and download the food miles activity »

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