Why Do You Choose Local?
Last week, in honor of Earth Week, a group of photos were posted on Virginia Tech Dining Services’ facebook page that raised the question, “Why do you choose local food?”
Anna Isserow, a student in the Civic Agriculture & Food Systems minor has partnered with Dining Services for the past two years to work on a final capstone project that supports Dining Services’ Sustainability efforts.
The result was this “Why Do You Choose Local” campaign. These pictures (and a few drawings) now inform what campus thinks about eating and supporting local food options on campus! Take a look!
“Locally produced food can support farmers and communities!”
“I know where it comes from”
“I ❤ Virginia"
“I want to support my community!”
“I like to know how my food was grown pluse – I want my food to come from local soil.”
“I know who grows it!”
“Have you ever tasted in?! Soooooo Yummy”
“You are what you eat!”
“I support my community!”
“It’s environmentally friendly :-)”
“the vendors make it worth it!”
“I support local producers and reducing transportation impacts”
“I support local businesses”
“I support Local Farmers”
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