Over the last week, I’ve been beavering away at another online course through FutureLearn. In contrast to the recent ones on growing, this one is about eating. Or rather sustainable food.
There are many questions I would like answered regarding sustainability and food, although this hasn’t happened yet on the course. On the other hand, I came across a bbc.co.uk article A bit of meat, a lot of veg – the flexitarian diet to feed 10bn, which has a food sustainability counter.
Out of interest, I inputted data for two foods I eat: bananas and beans. I gave the amounts as the same for the sake of comparison. Thus:
And now for the results:
This exercise may be amusing but also misleading if you’re not thinking too critically. Still, as I intend to drive at least 1000 miles less this year, my bananas should come guilt-free, no?