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.
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.