Always the Adventure: Sustainably Scrumptious: 11 Brands Cooking Up Health & Sustainable Backpacking Food
The most healthy backpacking food brands were those that use all or mostly organic ingredients.
Organically grown food isn’t just healthy but inherently sustainable to some degree. Because organic agriculture doesn’t use chemical pesticides and fertilizers, it’s not only healthier for you and the farmers, but, turns out, the earth itself. Inorganic agriculture is stripping the earth of all its natural nutrients and, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, if we continue to degrade our soil at the current rate, it will only support about 60 more harvests.
Sustainable outdoor food also means consideration paid to the packaging, the most difficult problem yet to solve....
...Our sustainable camp food pick: Ginger Lemon Turmeric organic superfoods bar (gotta love those anti-inflammatory benefits after a long day on the trail!)