Green Living Glossary: F
Fairtrade: System to ensure that workers and producers receive fair value for their products and that mandates sustainable practices in producing those products.
food miles : The distance food travels from where it’s produced to the consumer.
foodprint : The amount of land that various diets require to sustain them.
fossil fuels: The energy-rich organic substances, traced back to the remains of organisms that lived 300 to 400 million years ago, that modern societies burn to provide power.