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Local sustainable food shopping
“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly Plants.
– Michael Pollen, The Omnivore’s Dilemma.

Sometimes it’s more about habit-shifts than anything else.

One thing that has become clear is the benefits of finding a great local greengrocer and starting the weekly shop there each week.

Shopping locally generally means we eat more simply, consume much less processed food, and even save money – even though we’re eating better quality food and supporting local people.

Shopping this way is good for everyone; the fruit & veg isn’t plastic wrapped and generally the person who buys the fruit at the wholesale market has actually tasted it and had a conversation with the grower. One can do almost the entire shop here waste-free, save for the odd milk carton or yoghurt tub, and it’s cheaper overall when you consider that we’re not buying much packaged food and instead making most meals from scratch.

In keeping with simplicity, this way of eating essentially follows Michael Pollen’s theory of: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly Plants. A very simple solution to what we think has become such an unnecessarily overcomplicated health food scene.

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