Do you think that people should buy locally-produced food rather than imported food?
I agree with the idea that people should buy locally-produced food rather than imported food. I have two reasons to support my opinion.
Firstly, the produce from local farmers is fresher than the imported produce and doesn’t have a lot of harmful chemicals on it. A lot of imported produce comes from distant areas and it may contain preservatives or be covered with harmful chemicals to survive long distance transportation.
Secondly, when you buy the local produce, the money you pay for it directly goes to the local economy. It can not only enhance the local economy but also help local farmers improve their produce and more people will buy their improved produce. As a result, it can generate a virtuous cycle in the local economy.
For these reasons, I agree with the idea that people should buy locally-produced food rather than imported food.
・distant area 遠く離れた地域
・a virtuous cycle 良循環