Buying local food is good for us (food is fresher, tastier), for the local economy (if bought from local retailers) and good for the environment - with lower food miles. This page will let you share information about where you can buy local produce and will also give you some seasonal recipes to try out.
Sustain has produced some Sustainable Food Guidelines for caterers, consumers and an edited version for children. All of these promote the value of local food as the most important aspect of sustainable food production and distribution. If you want to see their 7 Principles of Sustainable Food, click on this link.
Local Food Fairs in Thornbury are a great source of local food - dates for the rest of 2009 are 20 June, 12 September, 5 December. 10-2pm, The Plain, Thornbury