Where’s your food from? The game!
Shopping in the supermarket, it’s easy to forget that all those fruits and veggies aren’t brought in by a local Produce Pete but instead have made really long journeys from distant lands.
The influx of products from abroad troubles Food and Water Watch, a non-profit consumer group working for a “safe and wholesome food supply with strong consumer safeguards at the slaughterhouse and processing plant.” The group believes many people were unaware of where their food comes from, so it’s created an online game called Global Grocer.
Now be warned, Global Grocer is not an intense seat-of-your-pants game like say, Effin’ Hail, but it does do a good job of getting its point across.
Here’s how the game works: