WEEK #4 FOOD PRODUCTION // DAY 28, IN COMMUNITY

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Organise an organic, seasonal, local, fresh produce market at your church once-off or start a monthly market. Invite local farmers and producers to engage with churchgoers and the larger community.

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Or why not start a buying club amongst friends?

Why should I start a buying club?

There are many different reasons why one would decide to start a buying club. The motives range from controlling food sources to saving money by buying in bulk. Others include wanting to help local farmers, minimising a product’s carbon foot print or simply yearning to get closer to the food system. This is just a small list, and the reasons vary for each buying club. We’ll see how the answer to this question impacts decisions below.

Read more about starting a buying club here.

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