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Calculate it!

On websites such as Organic Linker or Carbon Independent, you can calculate the number of miles your food has travelled before reaching you.

india Updated: Oct 05, 2010 01:00 IST

On websites such as

Organic Linker

or

Carbon Independent

, you can calculate the number of miles your food has travelled before reaching you.



‘Locavore’ (people who eat only locally grown food), a movement in the UK, began after a survey by a UK-based provider of low food energy solutions, revealed that 51 percent of the respondents said, food products that harm the environment should be levied with an additional “green tax,” and 81 percent said they were likely to buy local produce if product labels showed air miles or country of origin.