9 Ways to Fix Our Food System

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Hungry for change? Take these simple steps right now!


9 Ways to Fix Our Food System

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Hungry for change? Take these simple steps right now!


Drink Fewer Sodas And Sweetened Beverages - If you replace one 20-ounce soda a day with a no-calorie beverage (preferably water), you could lose 25 pounds in a year.


Eat At Home Instead Of Eating Out - Children consume almost twice as many calories when eating food made outside the home.


Tell Schools To Stop Selling Sodas And Junk Food - Over the last two decades, rates of obesity have tripled in children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 years old.


Meatless Mondays! Go Meatless At Least One Day A Week - An estimated 70 percent of all antibiotics used in the U.S. are given to farm animals.


Buy Organic Or Sustainable Foods With Little To No Pesticide Use - The EPA says more than 1 billion pounds of pesticides are used each year in the U.S.


Protect Family Farms By Visiting Your Local Farmers' Market - Farmers' markets enable farmers to keep 80 to 90 cents of each dollar spent by the customer.


Make A Point To Know Where Your Food Comes From By Reading Labels - The average meal travels 1,500 miles from the farm to your dinner plate.


Tell Your Lawmakers That Food Safety Is Important To You - Each year, contaminated food causes millions of illnesses and thousands of deaths.


Demand Job Protections For Farm Workers And Food Processors, Ensuring Fair Wages And Other Protections - Poverty among farm workers is more than twice that of all wage and salary employees.


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