Purple-sprouting broccoli – what a jolly magnificent veg! Even more magnificent is our free food planner listing all the in-season produce available from farms and greengrocers in the UK this March. Our food planners list all the seasonal produce being grown in the UK this month, ensuring they aren’t loaded with air miles or plastic packaging. Take a look for yourself:
This February we are serving you juicy fruits and spring greens! And can you believe brussels sprouts are still hanging on in there? Our food planners list all the seasonal produce being grown in the UK this month, ensuring they aren’t loaded with air miles or plastic packaging. Take a look for yourself:
This month we are serving luscious alliums, leafy greens and robust roughage! Our food planners list all the seasonal produce being grown in the UK this month, which isn’t loaded with air miles or plastic packaging. Here’s to a healthy and sustainable year ahead of us, for all of us.
You can’t beat a beetroot! But you can make delicious snacks out of it. Here’s a low carbon, low cost Beetroot Hummus recipe that’ll feed the hungriest of bellies for around £1 per person. And don’t forget to have a glance at this November food planner, which lists the seasonal fruit and veg you should be buying loose this month.
Beetroot Hummus Snack This freezable hummus is a great way of using up a glut of beetroot and makes a vibrant, healthy, low carbon snack Where possible try to buy organic veg or veg that will go to waste – most supermarkets sell wonky veg options.
As the nights close in don’t you find yourself craving warmer, earthier, filling food? Well, we say lean into it. Yummy root veg, earthy greens bought sustainably from your local farmer. Check out our recipe for ‘Pumpkin, garlic & tomato soup’ – why not reduce waste and make a batch of soup with carving leftovers (and post-Halloween pumpkins)? It’ll feed each person for around £1,… Read More »Pumpkins and other fresh October veg
You should give a jot because changing your household’s food purchases is the single biggest positive impact you can have on the planet. Why? Because 23% of our carbon emissions comes from the food we eat. And you don’t have to make massive changes. Just swapping a few groceries for locally grown alternatives has an impact. And we’ve made it even simpler. Here is a… Read More »Which fresh and local groceries to buy in September
Changing our approach to foodOne of the biggest changes we can make as individuals is changing what we eat. We think the easiest way to do this (after using our app to scan your products) is to buy produce that has been grown locally, which means it is ‘in-season’. Here are your free food plannersThey list all the in-season fruit, veg and herbs being grown… Read More »Free Food Planners 2023 – 2024
Greta said it first at the World Economic Forum in 2019. And look at us now. Devastating fires and record breaking temperatures remind us how fragile our world is. BBC reports today say in 40 years’ time these record temperatures will be the norm. It is overwhelming. But it’s important we take a breath and do what we can individually, as well as lobbying the… Read More »Our house is on fire – food planner for August
Source: The Trends Shaping Shopping This research was carried out by Opinium on behalf of American Express in July 2022, surveying a nationally representative sample of 2,000 UK adults. Respondents were asked a series of attitudinal and behavioural statements that related to the four different shopping profiles. They were allocated to a group if they selected over 50% of the qualifying statements for one (or… Read More »SUSTAINABLE SHOPPERS – excerpt from ‘The Trends Shaping Shopping’