Food is one of the most important aspects of our lives. Without it we are unable to survive, we create routines around when and how we eat, it is an important part of many social events, and it can improve or harm our health. There are also many other aspects such as how we separate our culture between cities and farms, and how we no longer connect with the earth by seeing where our food is coming from. Now there are many foods available from all over the world, both fresh produce and processed produce, as well as food that has been so processed there is little ‘real food’ present.
The following is information on our food before it makes it to the supermarket, the aim to increase awareness of what we are eating and how these choices affect us.