The Problem: high carbon footprint, air freight, greenhouses
The Solution: local, seasonal food
- Buy seasonal food, grown locally. Eat berries in summer and apples in winter. Check out our table to meilleure replique rolex datejust ii ss lunette cannelee gris cadran ss bracelet a3136 see which common fruits and vegetables grow when or Hubbub has a great monthly guide of seasonal produce in the UK, if you want a more extensive list.
- Reduce your intake of air-freighted food, for example soft fruits and vegetables such as avocados and asparagus.
- Generally, if a fruit is more solid, it will be shipped so has a lower carbon footprint, such as bananas and melons. (How Bad Are Bananas by Mike Berners-Lee)
- Support small independent shops and farmers’ markets. Supermarket stock is usually sent from farm to vape Katoen a central depot before local stores, so often has a higher carbon footprint.
- Look for local veg box deliveries, which almost always tick all the boxes.