Local Food and Sustainability
The last three summers, I have done so, by planting ever larger amounts of our own fruits and vegetables. Last winter I went so far as to grown indoor lettuces, spinach and Arugula all year long.
Below: While not quite garden fresh, I do source as much of our meats and fish locally. We have a farm coop called Walden Farms that allows me to buy locally sourced, raised meats (beef, pork and chicken) Also, being located next to the ocean, I frequent a couple of local fish markets, Cape Tip Seafood my main one. The family there owns a scallop boat, as well as fishes with others in the local fishery nearby. Our seafood is often wild only hours earlier.
- I am supporting a local family in their farm
- I am removing thousands of miles of transport and the carbon footprint that generates, when buying meat raised in South America, or somewhere out West.
The sheer terror that South American cattle ranching is bringing to the environment, with Slash and burn is disgusting. Burning hundreds of thousands of acres of Earth's lungs is killing the planet, slowly and not so slowly.
It's not sustainable in the long run, with CO and CO2 levels rising catastrophically.
About Rainforest Deforestation: https://www.rainforest-alliance.org/insights/why-our-forests-are-burning/
Buy Local (sustainability): https://www.mass.gov/service-details/buy-local-groups
Walden Local Meat: https://waldenlocalmeat.com/
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