In gathering together notes and papers I've been collecting for the past year I've come across some cool facts about food, and food culture.
#2. The average person spends $20 at a farmers market. Hopefully this is not the only thing at which I am above average.
#3. During winter months much of the produce consumed in the United States is grown in Arizona or California and transported to consumers via truck. In a Michigan study, locally grown winter salad greens grown in low and high tunnels use less energy to produce than greens imported from warmer climates.