There is considerable debate about how you calculate food miles.
The most accepted calculator is known as the WASD or Weighted Average Source Distance.
You can find out about this by visiting the Life Cycles website.
Choose 5 things you have eaten recently which you know come from a local source.Use the calculator from the Life Cycles website to find out the food miles saved and how this is converted into saved carbon dioxide emissions.
Will these results change the way you shop and eat?
What other reasons are there for shopping locally?Get some ideas from here.
If you are interested in the results you have gained from this station, travel onto the next where you can investigate Food Miles more fully.