What does it mean to buy ethically sourced foods? Do you know how far your food travels to get to you? Have you ever considered how much water it takes to make a $3 hamburger? Why does it matter? We will explore the answers to these questions and more during this engaging session.

Socially conscious eating resources

  • Socially conscious eating includes making an effort to reduce food waste. This video by ReFED presents the financial and environmental cost of food waste along with a myriad of solutions. What can you do to reduce food waste?
  • Farm Fresh Atlas for Southeastern WI– This resource includes information on local farms, farmers markets, restaurants that serve local and seasonal food, what produce is in season, recipes/tips and businesses and orgs that are locally and/or cooperatively owned or family owned with a commitment to promoting a sustainable regional food system.
  • Seasonal food chart: