Shopping Local and Shopping Sustainably

Catherine Langabeer, a member of the Barbican Sustainability Group before her recent return to New Zealand, talks us through some of the sustainability issues related to food and uses Marianne Christensen’s Geranium shop below Lauderdale Tower as an example of shopping for sustainable food items.   When out food shopping, "doing your bit" for sustainability is often seen as a matter of carrying a reusable bag. However, by far the bigger sustainability challenge is represented by what is inside the bag, the food itself. National Geographic launched its special series on the future of … [Read more...]