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Christian Ecology Link’s food campaign, LOAF, encourages people and communities to buy food that is at least one of the following: locally grown; organically farmed; animal friendly; fairly traded. Could community adopt these principles?
For inspiration and lots of resources, including worship materials, posters and lealets, visit the LOAF website.
Eat seasonably advice
If you’re clueless about when courgettes, cucumbers or curly kale come into season then don’t worry because you’re not alone. Research shows that the majority of people have no idea when most British fruit and vegetables are in season which is a real shame as it means they’re missing out on tasting produce at its absolute best. Eating seasonably means better taste, better value and a better deal for the planet.
Eat Seasonably makes it really simple to reconnect with what’s in season when by celebrating just two or three ‘hero’ fruit and vegetables each month. You’ll find this simple calendar of monthly highlights on their website, plus inspiration and recipes from top chefs. There’s also a whole grow your own area, with tailor-made fool proof guides to getting started on the ‘Top ten easiest fruit and veg to grow’, as well as offers, help and expert advice.
Eating less meat
Fix the Food Chain – is a campaign to reduce the damaging impact of factory farming on the environment – and on people’s health.
Find out more about the importance of eating less meat and download reports and news on healthy planet eating and the hidden impacts of factory farming.