British Food

Well, we just had ‘Organic Fortnight’ and now, starting today, it is British Food Fortnight!

Running from September 22nd – October 7th this is a national celebration of all produce ‘British’ and is now in its 6th year. They have a packed website full of details about all the events over the next two weeks and, from there “8 reasons to buy British Food” list, here are a couple:

British food travels less far from farm to shop so regardless of how carbon footprints are calculated it self-evidently has a lower carbon footprint.

Choosing British means supporting British farmers whose work helps to keep the British countryside the way we want it to look: no sheep or cows - no countryside!

So, reduce your carbon footprint, support the British farmers and find some ‘celebratory events’ in your area.