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Food, Fuel, and Freeways: An Iowa Perspective on How Far Food Travels, Fuel Usage, and Greenhouse Ga

Food, Fuel, and Freeways: An Iowa Perspective on How Far Food Travels, Fuel Usage, and Greenhouse Ga

This is a publication of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University. The research for this publication compared fuel use, distances traveled, and carbon dioxide emissions associated with the transport of locally grown foods, to fuel use, distances traveled, and carbon dioxide emissions associated with the transport of foods typically available at local grocery stores and restaurants.

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