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Today we are going to think about where in the world different foods come from. I would like you to choose at least 6 different food items and research where in the world they come from, and calculate how far that food needs to travel for us to be able to buy it from the shops. Your findings can be collected in a table (Example below)


 You can use the below website to calculate the journey length.


Food item Where it comes from Food Miles


You might also wish to think about the positives and negatives of the length of the food item journeys!

There is a video below which might also help you with your learning :)

Where does our food come from? | BBC Teach

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