5. Shop locally: buying local food If you can, buy your food from local farm shops and try and avoid imported goods. Or get your family to join a veg box scheme. If you have a garden or backyard, why not try growing some fruit and veg?

Trucks and planes bringing in food and stuff from other countries, or from distant parts of your own country, use huge amounts of fuel.
Veg box schemes
In many countries, local farms offer boxes of fresh veg and fruit which they can usually deliver to your door. Use a search engine for 'veg box schemes' in your area.

Interested? There's more on this in my Food guide.