Purchasing Food Locally in an Eco-Friendly Way

If you have apples in your kitchen, do you have any idea how far they had to travel before you were able to buy them at the store?  In most cases apples travel more than 1500 miles before you get a hold of them.  Now that’s a lot of fuel.  Consider how much fuel is used to transport apples and other types of produce all over the country.  That’s a lot of pollution that is created by the vehicles that carry these foods.  Sure, apples are good for you, but those fumes are definitely going to start causing some problems.