The idea of sustainable food seems rudimentary. You grow plants, harvest, extract seeds, eat, reseed. However, this is not what Sustainable food means. The idea of sustainable foods refer to foods that are healthy for consumers and animals. Requirements of food that are categorized as sustainable are that they do not harm the environment, safe for laborers during all aspects of growth and harvest, farmers make a reasonable wage, and supports and enhances rural communities. The Term sustainable actually refers to food production being economically, environmentally and socially sustainable. Choosing to support sustainable foods benefits your health and the community. By supporting sustainable food we are taking money away from companies that product and distribute food unethically. Click here to find out more about sustainable foods, where to buy them and how to determine if the food you are buying is actually sustainable.