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Sustainable Food Choices

Food choices are incredibly important. Your choices effect not just your health; there are implications that extend even beyond your community. You can be effecting the health and well being of people, animals and the environment across the whole planet.

Over the next months we will be updating this page to help you understand the implications of your choices and to help you to make better choices for us all.

Choosing Sustainable Seafood Is Easy

Start by downloading your free 3 Step-Pocket Guide. Print it and keep it in your wallet for the next time you're choosing which seafood to buy. Download Here

Guide courtesy of Australian Marine Conservation Society.

Your guide to guilt-free chocolate.


 

There are six simple changes that can dramatically reduce your diet's ecological footprint:

1.  Eating less meat, eggs and dairy products.

2.  Choosing local food.

3.  Buying organic products.

4.  Favouring whole foods over processed foods.

5.  Consuming fewer calories.

6.  Avoiding bottled water.


SHOPPER’S GUIDE
TO PESTICIDES

(Courtesy of www.foodnews.org )

DIRTY DOZEN
Buy These Food Items Organic

  1.  Celery
  2. Peaches
  3. Strawberries
  4. Apples
  5. Blueberries
  6. Nectarines
  7. Capsicum
  8. Spinach
  9. Kale
  10. Cherries
  11. Potatoes
  12. Grapes (imported)

CLEAN 15
Lowest in Pesticides

  1.  Onions
  2. Avocado
  3. Sweet Corn
  4. Pineapple
  5. Mangoes
  6. Peas
  7. Asparagus
  8. Kiwi Fruit
  9. Cabbage
  10. Eggplant
  11. Rockmelon/Cantaloupe
  12. Watermelon
  13. Grapefruit
  14. Sweet Potato
  15. Honeydew Melon