I have spent the weekend attending this conference that is all about The Farm Bill, Farm to Cafeteria School Lunch Programs, Ecology and much more. I have been furiously taking notes and have some things that I found shocking, startling and interesting and now I must inflict them upon you who might read this. I warn you that my conversations will, on auto-pilot, veer off to this subject no matter what we may be speaking of and I apologize in advance for my selfish and one-sided conversations.
100 Billion Gallons of oil are used to manufacture and transport food
b. Every month
c. Every year
The average piece of food item in USA travels from Farm to Fork
a. 100-500 miles
b. 500-1000 miles
c. 1500-2500 miles
On average a Farm to School Salad bar costs to start up and maintain for one year, exempting food costs
In America we spend what percentage of our weekly income on food?
In the UK they spend what percentage of their weekly income on food?
What percentage of adults are obese in MD?
In 1990 obesity for kids (classified as a 30lbs over weight for a 5′ 4″ adolescent) was 10-14% in MD. In 2005 what was the percentage?
In 1960 the average kid watched about 5 hour of TV. The percentage today is about
a. 6 hours
b. 8 hours
c. 10 hours
How many actual ingredients make up the listed ingredient, “Natural Strawberry Flavor”
1. a 2. c 3. a 4. b 5. c 6. c 7. c 8. c 9. b
amyl acetate, amyl butyrate, amyl valerate, anethol, anisyl formate, benzyl acetate, benzyl isobutyrate, butyric acid, cinnamyl isobutyrate, cinnamyl valerate, cognac essential oil, diacetyl, dipropyl ketone, ethyl acetate, ethyl amyl ketone, ethyl butyrate, ethyl cinnamate, ethyl heptanoate, ethyl heptylate, ethyl lactate, ethyl methylphenylglycidate, ethyl nitrate, ethyl propionate, ethyl valerate, heliotropin, hydroxyphenyl-2-butanone (10 percent solution in alcohol), a-ionone, isobutyl anthranilate, isobutyl butyrate, lemon essential oil, maltol, 4-methylacetophenone, methyl anthranilate, methyl benzoate, methyl cinnamate, methyl heptine carbonate, methyl naphthyl ketone, methyl salicylate, mint essential oil, neroli essential oil, nerolin, neryl isobutyrate, orris butter, phenethyl alcohol, rose, rum ether, g-undecalactone, vanillin, and solvent.