Interview with Authors of "The 100-Mile Diet"
Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon, authors of "The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating," explain why they chose to embark on a local diet — obtaining one hundred percent of their food from producers within 100 miles for a year —, exploring the health and environmental benefits at stake. They emphasize the complexities different levels of the food system presented when they began their 100-mile diet. Soon the couple was asking themselves questions like "if this chicken ate grain that came in from Alberta, what's the difference between it doing it and me doing it?" and "where did the fertilizer come from to grow this?" before realizing "we just had to be common sense about it and do the best we could."
Read the full interview with Canadian Living by following the link below.