Your food community needs you: shopping local during COVID-19

Right now, more than ever, even amidst all of this Coronavirus chaos, it’s important that we all do what we can to support local and independent when it comes to the food and drink we buy. Here’s how you can help.

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There’s a new weekly farmer’s & maker’s market coming to Canton

Get your tote bags and reusable coffee mugs at the ready, ’cause there’s a new weekly farmer’s market coming to Canton. Kicking off on the 1st March 2020, ‘Fresh & Wild’ will take place at The Bone Yard on Papermill Road, every Sunday.

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ANSWER THE CALL OF THE DRAGON: CHOOSE WELSH FOOD & DRINK THIS CHRISTMAS

Last year, I blogged about a new online marketplacefor Welsh food and drink called Discover Delicious – a one-stop shop for local, artisan and alternative food and drink from Wales. But aside from taking the hard work out of finding new products from well-known and up-and-coming artisan producers alike, the site also offers an opportunity to be a conscious consumer: bringing ethical values back into food shopping through a fairer pricing structure, supporting small, prioritising provenance and connecting people with the places and processes behind the food they eat.

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Foodie gift vouchers are the low-impact Christmas gifts that keep on giving

It’s a sad fact that beneath the sparkle and glitter, Christmas can be an exceptionally wasteful time of year. From the hundreds of miles of wrapping paper discarded after Christmas morning, to the thousands of throwaway stocking fillers wrapped in single-use plastic, the waste created during the season of goodwill is enough to make anyone wince.

But there is an easy way for food & drink lovers to skip the eco-guilt that comes with splurging on unnecessary gifts whilst also helping support their local food and drink producers and indie restauranteurs.

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