Green & Ethical Living

Shopping with a Difference

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Have Fun With Refills!? Why not bring the kids to True Food Co-op in Emmer Green.  Make an activity of it – put aside a box of used plastic bottles and containers – get the kids to clean them! Then come down to True Food and have some… Read More »Shopping with a Difference

Why is organic so good?

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Most people would agree that organic products are in many ways ‘better’ than conventionally produced foods. Yet there are still many misconceptions about what ‘organic’ really means. We provide clarity and bust some common myths about organic foods to help our customers make informed decisions.

True Food submits views to DEFRA

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The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has been carrying out a consultation on the regulation of genetic technologies (GMOs). We have submitted a response.

Ella’s Kitchen recycling

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Since March 2017, True Food has been collecting Ella’s Kitchen food pouches for recycling. True Food member Karen Barrass spoke to Ella’s Kitchen Sustainability Executive Charlotte Jost about the scheme with Terracycle.

Top tips for reducing food waste

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According to Olio, over $1 trillion worth of food is wasted globally every year, weighing a total of 1.3 billion tons. Member Karen Barrass is making more effort to reduce her food waste. Here are some of her ideas if you want to reduce your food waste too.

Meet our suppliers – PrimroseLady

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If you’ve been in the True Food shop recently, you may have noticed a new range of handmade body butters and soaps from PrimroseLady. We talked to owner Kumari Samarasinghe, a long time True Food volunteer and former committee member to find out more.

Regenerative farming

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Our newsletter contributor Diana Earnshaw shares what she knows about regenerative farming as she believes it is the only hope we have of rescuing our planet in the long term.

How can we feed all the people in the world?

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The global challenges we face of how to feed a growing population has become a hot topic over the past few years. It is now clear that something has to be done to tackle these challenges as our current way of producing food is destroying our planet.