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Roubanis, Jody L.; Landis, William – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2007
Consuming locally grown foods promotes sustainable development and individual wellness (Waters, 2006). In the United States, the average food product travels 2,000 miles before reaching the consumer (Schlosser, 2001). This distance between producer and consumer is one reason that today's youth lack an understanding of the origin of the food they…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Nutrition, Gardening, Sciences