Waste conscious shopping
Reducing waste begins at home. We’ve all accidentally doubled up, forgetting to make a list or overlooking what’s already in the fridge or cupboards. Check what you have, think about what you need, make a list and stick to it. Don’t go shopping when you’re hungry as you’ll be more likely to impulse buy or purchase excessive quantities. Once you’re at the grocer, simple things like choosing single bananas, “wonky veg”, or reduced-price items can help minimise waste as these are usually less desirable and the first to be discarded.
Love Food Hate Waste Shopping and Planning
Paul Mercurio gives some tips to Love Food Hate Waste when food shopping.
The Actual Fresh Food People
Guests Dave and Holli from Parkigrocer explain some of the issues with buying produce out of season, as well as the benefits of sourcing local, organic produce straight from the farms into your homes on the same day. For more info, see www.parkigrocer.com