Food travels thousands of miles from producers to consumers. Some people think that it would be better for the environment and economy if people only ate the local food produced by farmers. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

Some people debate that locally produced
food
items should be solely relied upon to boost
local economy
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the local economy
of a region as well as to protect the environment as compared to
food
brought from far flung areas. Personally, I agree with
this
approach partially.
Although
the benefits to rely on indigenously produced items are many, but viable options to
fulfill
put in effect
fulfil
the needs of masses for some regions become limited by
this
approach. By opting
this
strategy, there will be cheaper
food
items available well as environmentally friendly. The farming-products grown in surplus are exported and as
such
their prices remain relatively high. Take mango farming in Pakistan, the country is the single largest producer of mango fruit, yet the prices are high as most of the yield is exported and
in addition
most of forest land is converted to agricultural units to accommodate high demands.
As a result
the natives do not enjoy
this
delicious fruit to their fill and they are experiencing
effects
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the effects
of climate change as well. Another reason consistent with
this
line of thinking to rely on indigenous farming is that people will enjoy healthy fruits and vegetables. People throughout the world have become accustomed to eating fruits and
vegetables which
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vegetables, which
are treated by
cold-storage process
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a cold - storage process
as shelf life of fresh products is merely hours. There was a documentary broadcasted on the Discovery
Channel which
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Channel, which
focused on the nutritional value of
storage
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storing
fruits and vegetables. It concluded backed with ample scientific research that the efficacy of these products
were severely affected
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was severely affected
by cold-storage.
Thus
, foods that
travels
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travel
through cold-
storage processing
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storage, processing
is not good for health. Some regions of the world are very
population
dense
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density
and these states rely heavily on others to meet the need of their people.
For example
, China has a huge
population
and it depends a lot on imports of
food
items to feed its
population
. The option to depend only on native farmers will result in famine for China.
Hence
, indigenous production in
this
case is not a viable and sane approach. All in all, the befits of
this
strategy are numerous which includes tackling climate change as well as availability of nutritious foods
.
Accept space
.
However
, practically
this
strategy cannot be adopted in
population
dense
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density
regions.
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