Why our food choices matter

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A short presentation on why our food choices matter and what we can do to make good decisions about food for ourselves, our community, and our world

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Why our food choices matter

  1. 1. Karen Fasimpaur Why Our Food Choices Matter
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  36. 38. Our food choices affect… OURSELVES <ul><li>Taste </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul><ul><li>Finances </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul>
  37. 39. Our food choices affect… OUR COMMUNITY <ul><li>Small farms </li></ul><ul><li>The local economy </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability and self-sufficiency </li></ul>
  38. 40. Our food choices affect… THE WORLD <ul><li>Economic priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment of animal </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment of workers </li></ul><ul><li>The environment </li></ul>
  39. 41. Incremental change: Take a step and do what makes sense for you!
  40. 42. <ul><li>Make the best choices for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Vote with your dollars. </li></ul><ul><li>Know your food! </li></ul><ul><li>Start a garden. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit a farm stand or farmer’s market. </li></ul><ul><li>Look into the local food co-op. </li></ul><ul><li>Buy local. </li></ul><ul><li>Get to know your neighbors. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat local (non-factory-farmed) eggs. </li></ul><ul><li>Support your local farms. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat completely local food one day a month (or week). </li></ul><ul><li>Eat organic. </li></ul><ul><li>Try Meatless Mondays. </li></ul><ul><li>Buy local and seasonal. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to cook something new. </li></ul><ul><li>Compost </li></ul><ul><li>Visit a local farm. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat food that you love! </li></ul><ul><li>Freeze, pickle, can, dry. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about selling or bartering things you make or grow. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a local potluck. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat heirloom. </li></ul><ul><li>Buy whole food. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more about community self-sufficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>Find out about community-supported agriculture (CSA). </li></ul><ul><li>Help build our local farmer’s market. </li></ul><ul><li>Get to know others who are interested in food choices. </li></ul><ul><li>Share what you’ve learned with someone else. </li></ul>
  41. 43. Thank you! You are invited to La Buena Vida Farm. Good Food, Good Life! A celebration of food   Sat., October 2 beginning at 11:00am
  42. 44. Presentation by Karen Fasimpaur, licensed under CC BY SA Credits: Schwan’s photo by Roadsidepictures; Footprints photo by Kaptain Kobold

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