Benefits of buying local produce:
- Fewer food miles = less carbon consumed in the transportation
- Helps to encourage a sustainable environment
- Supports the local economy
As part of our campaign to support local food producers, we run Farmers’ Markets in Colchester and Wivenhoe, but we are also here to help the people of Essex make better informed decisions about where they shop, and what they buy.
You’ll find all the information you need about Local Food in this section, and if there’s something missing you think we should include, let us know in an email – or maybe volunteer some of your time to guest blog on the subject!