Food box data for August 2010

Sydney Food Connect have provided this information on their fruit n veggie boxes:

Over the month of August the social and environmental impact has been:

Households/week: 228
City Cousins: 23
Price to farmers: 40c/$
Organic or chemical free: 100%
Food miles: 261 km

If you’re not a subscriber yet, that should be enough to tip the balance. Sign up here!

I’m the City Cousin for Chippendale.

I love knowing that of the $35 I pay for my box every 40 cents in those dollars is going straight to the farmers.


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