Green Living The Edible Way...

One of the first places we think of when reducing waste is our kitchen. A great place to start and plenty of room for improvement for even the most seasoned zero waste advocate.

Meal planning, shopping locally and using refill stores are some great easy ways to reduce food miles, food waste and packaging.

Take a look through our top tips and discover some of the amazing food and drink producers we have in Shropshire.

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    Bulk Cooking

    With a little bit of planning, bulk cooking and freezing is a great way to use ingredients when they are abundant!

    Bulk Cooking
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    Grow Your Own

    Reduce food miles, reduce packaging waste and enjoy your own home grown produce. It's easier than you think! Check out our monthly gardening articles.

    Grow Your Own
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    Markets

    A fun day with a chance to find local producers and suppliers.

    Markets
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    Refill Stores

    Keep containers, bottles and jars and visit your local refill store to reduce your packaging waste and support local.

    Refill Stores
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    Agricultural Shows

    Explore where your food comes from, helping you make informed choices about what you and your family eat.

    Agricultural Shows
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    Meal Planning

    Plan ahead to save time, money, stress and waste. Get the whole family involved and excited about the week ahead.

    Meal Planning

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