Jul. 08, 2011

What is sustainable food?

by Jesse Medalia Strauss

Every New Yorker knows if you are looking for wholesome, delicious and sustainable food, the Farmers Market at Union Square (sometimes referred to as the Green Market) is the place to go. But what does it mean when we call our food sustainable? TalkingScience talked to some local farmers to find out.

Tremblay Apiaries
New York Beef Company
Roaming Acres Farm

This video is part of the Sustainable NYC, a multimedia project providing an inside look at efforts all around New York that are transforming the city into a green and sustainable place.

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