Support local growers and farmers and those businesses that sell their produce. Try and buy at least some of your monthly shopping from them.
Reducing our consumption of beef and dairy and eating more fruit and vegetables, pulses and beans would cut greenhouse gases, despite schoolboy jokes implying the opposite…
We are not entering the debate about ‘fresh’ verses ‘frozen’ – both have positive and negative points. The important thing is not to waste food and to use left-overs.
Try growing some of your own food, choose potatoes as these usually are fairly successful. Runner beans are expensive to buy and this is also a good one to try. (https://footprint-trust.co.uk/projects/archived-projects/can-you-dig-it/).
Build or buy a composter, these can be made out of old pallets. This avoids buying compost and disposing of food waste such as peelings or garden waste such as weeds.
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