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KS3 You are what you eat

Local and Global Citizenship Unit - The cost of our food

Food miles

Watch this video clip.  Why have these people decided to grow their own food?

Ask the pupils to record the food they eat in one day.  They then calculate how far each piece of food travelled from production to place of purchase; and add up their total food miles for one day of eating.

Ask pupils to commit to one step they will take to reduce  their food miles – this could tie in with schools gardening project.

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