How much food is grown in your state and what is the percentage consumed is imported from outside ?
Some states import more than 95% of the food that the citizens consume. Some of the food come from other states and some come from other countries. At any given time, a city has only a 3 day supply of food, so any disruption to the trucking firms or transportation could have disastrous effects on the survival of the people.
I'm not sure what percentage is imported, because my state does import for variety's sake. At the same time, it's also a huge exporter of beef, mutton and pork, as well as crops such as potatoes and sugar beets. But then...I live in Wyoming, we have about a half-million people and a whole bunch of space, and certainly nothing that could be called a city.
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