Sunday, January 16, 2011

10 things...

10 Simple things you can do to change our food system:

1.  Stop drinking sodas and other sweetened beverages
2.  Protect family farms;  visit your local farmer's market.  BUY LOCAL.
3.  Buy organic or sustainable food with little or no pesticides
4.  Tell school to stop selling sodas, junk food, and sports drinks
5.  Meatless Mondays - Go without meat one day a week
6.  Bring food labeling into the 21st century
7.  Eat at home instead of eating out
8.  Make a point to know where your food comes from-READ LABELS
9.  Tell Congress that food safety is important to you
10.  Demand job protection for farm workers and food processors, ensuring fair wages and other protections

1 comment:

  1. I'm reading "Animal, Vegetable, Mineral" and so a lot of these things are on my mind as well. Just a point, though, in ASD sodas are already out. Now the replacements that what pass for "healthy" foods make me sort of queasy... ...