Local & Seasonal

Why buy local and seasonally?

Tastes better and will last longer

The joys of seasonal food – the first sun ripened strawberry of the season tastes that much sweeter.

Environmental impact - how far is that imported food travelling?

Demand for local food helps the environment by preserving and using local greenspace and farmland.

Local foods promote food safety - you can ask questions about the food directly.

Local can mean better and tastier varieties of food available.

Purchasing local foods supports your local economy and small businesses.

Local foods create community – who has a relationship with their supermarket?