Everyone understands ‘food miles’, but not everyone understands the carbon footprint of the food we eat. One serve of the average Australian dinner is equal to the emissions of driving approximately 20kms in the average Australian car. Per serve. Per person. So a family of four is equal to about an 80km journey.
We can drastically improve our carbon footprint (and health!) buy making small changes to our diet.
The aim of this booklet is to highlight the greenhouse gas emissions associated with different types of food. To assist you in adopting or retaining a climate-friendly diet, we have included a sample of mouth-watering recipes complemented by charts showing the relevant carbon
This buckwheat kernel salad will keep you satisfied for hours and it’s packed with texture and taste. Throw in any homegrown salad ingredients you have on hand.
Try these delicious eco-friendly recipes include skillet-charred cherry tomatoes with basil and chicken breasts with apricot-onion pan sauce.
Not sure what is low or high carbon?
check out – Eat Low Carbon
Not sure what is low or high carbon? check out – Eat Low Carbon