To identify the effects of agro-industrialization and changes in international production and consumption on the physical environment. Farmer Jimmy Doherty explores the global logistics that bring these crops to a shop near you. He meets the people who grow our food and make this global conveyor belt work. He uncovers the science and technology that keeps food fresh for weeks or months without decay.
To identify the effects of agro-industrialization and changes in international production and consumption on the physical environment. Farmer Jimmy Doherty explores the global logistics that bring these crops to a shop near you. He meets the people who grow our food and make this global conveyor belt work.
He uncovers the science and technology that keeps food fresh for weeks or months without decay. Jimmy asks why grow Scottish potatoes in the Egyptian desert? How can charcoal stop green beans from dehydration in Kenya?
How does pineapple sliced and diced in Ghana stay fresh on the long journey from field to plate? Does it make any kind of sense to transport fresh fruit and vegetables for thousands of miles by air and by sea, just so we can eat our favourite foods all year long?
Task 2 - In groups of five, watch the one hour documentary click here for alternative and a factsheet to share with your classmates under the main headings: Copy the headline of the article into the left hand column and then add in the negative environmental impacts that are illustrated.
Always two sides to a story In your table, copy the headline onto the right hand column and note down the key points of the alternative arguments.
Complete Activities fully on page To examine the concept of food miles and the environmental consequences of increasing volumes of air freight. Food miles refer to the distance that food travels from where it is produced to where it is consumed. It is a way of indicating the environmental impact of food we consume.
The global food industry has a massive impact on transport, particularly by road and air. The food system has now become almost totally reliant on crude oil.
This means that food supplies are vulnerable and can be inefficient and unsustainable. Task 1 - Turn to page in the Global Interactions textbook and study the information carefully on Food Miles.
Complete activities on page For question 4, you will need to make a copy of the economies of scale diagram. Task 2 - The montage below uses a traditional British Christmas dinner as a focal point to highlight food miles. Add up the total distances to get a total in miles and then X 1.
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Below left is stylised '3D' version of the displayed formula and you can see how it fits in with the 'ball and stick' (below it) and 'space-filling' model (below right) diagrams.