As you probably know, we do a lot in our house to live sustainably and lessen our impact on the earth. Just some of the things we do include recycling, using compact fluorescents, mulching our leaves, growing our own food and composting our waste. Something that is really important to me is making sure that we have as much organic, non-GMO and preferably locally grown food as possible. Lessening your impact on the environment through any means could have dramatic effects on the the food system. The infographic below illustrates some of the issues with our current food system and how a sustainable food system can improve the environment and lives.