Tuesday, May 01, 2007
The 100-Mile Diet
Their 100-mile diet began as a way to reduce dependence on the fossil fuels sucked up by the conventional food system, which sees food travel an average of at least 1,500 miles from farm to plate. But in the end, Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon realized that what began as a struggle slowly transformed into one of the deepest pleasures of their lives. For the first time they felt connected to the people and the places that sustain them.