How far does our produce travel to get to the grocery store?

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    On average food travels 1500 miles to the grocery store and we expend 7 to 10 calories of fuel for every calorie we eat.  Unfortunately I don’t have a written citation for that.  This was stated by Peak Oil educator Richard Heinberg in an interview with George Noory on a radio show called Coast to Coast AM on Sept. 21, 2011.  This data is however restated in an article by Heinberg on the following site:

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