6 ways to go organic!
Not many of us need convincing any longer about the health and environmental benefits from an organic lifestyle.
If you’re concerned about the amount of toxic pesticides you eat, don’t want to wear chemicals against your skin, care about animal welfare or the quality of the air your breathe, then choosing organic products can help you make a difference.
Here are 6 ways to go organic. Why not try one today!?
1- Sign up for an organic vegetable box scheme where you’ll get fresh, seasonal and local produce delivered to your door. Find details on the veg-box recipe site.
2- Check with your local farm shop – do they sell organic produce? Have a browse and see what you can find. You’ll find details of your nearest farm shop here.
3- Commit to spending a certain percentage of your weekly budget on organic food. If your finances are limited, then switch to organic meat and dairy first or choose a product that your family eats lots of, such as bread or bananas.
4- Treat yourself to an organic item of clothing or beauty product. Try Natural collection for some lovely toiletries. Alternatively, try eBay for some second hand organic clothing bargains
5- Sign up for an allotment or grow some organic food at home. If space is limited, try tomatoes in a hanging basket, herbs on your window sill or salad leaves in a windowbox.
6- Try your local farmers market. Many small scale farmers grow organically, but have not paid for creditation. It’s possible to pick up some organic bargains like this!