Quick Energy Tips from Your Green Library

Great ways to go green for little or no cost! New tip every Sunday.

What's a "food mile?"
A "food mile" is the distance food travels from the farm to the store where you buy it.

Today, the average distance any food travels before it reaches your plate is 1500 miles.

The energy required to transport food is far higher than the amount of energy it will yield to your body.   

Learn more in "e2 transport."

This DVD and many other new materials are available for you to borrow. Stop in and see how the Athol Public Library can help you go green!

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