Sign up for a vegetable box
From boxes of misfit veggies that would have gone to waste to a whole range of farm-to-table ingredients, farm box subscription services around the world help people get fresh fruits, veggies and other farm goods direct to their door, often cutting out a lot of the packaging you see at super markets.
Britain’s leading supermarkets create more than 800,000 tonnes of plastic packaging waste every year.Source
- Convenient - deliveries to your door
- Often packaging is reduced or returnable so it can be used again
- Supports local farmers
- Plastic use varies between companies and sometimes between boxes at the same company - ask for more information
- Delivery has environmental impacts - choose as local as possible
Making a difference
New data from the Food Foundation shows that UK veg box sales have increased by 111% in the six weeks between the end of February 2020 and mid-April 2020.