Should I be Buying Local to be Sustainable?

Should I be Buying Local to be Sustainable?

This is a massive topic which I'm slightly scared to blog about because it's such a controversial issue at the moment. 

Let's start from the beginning...

A little about me (Anna) I grew up on a farm where, unlike most people, I did give a second thought as to where my meat came from as I was seeing it first hand. Most school children who visited our farm were amazed when you pull a carrot out the ground and show them that's where it actually comes from. Children, especially city children, struggle to make this connection between field and folk, so when it comes to eating meat this can be even more of a shock. 

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