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Shop local – now more than ever!

Shop local – now more than ever. The rise of supermarkets during the second half of the 20th century (which has continued unabated into the 21st) has been phenomenal. The convenience of a one-stop-shop is undeniable, but at what cost? I came across this interesting article from the Sustainable Food...

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Affordable Real Food: How to Shop for It

Affordable real food? Yes, really! But with over 80% of food retail in the UK controlled by four supermarket chains, there’s no doubt about it: they’ve seduced us with convenience, open-all-hours-one-stop-shopping, bewildering choice, bargain-buys, and a parking space… what’s not to like? Well… how about: unfair suppliers’ contracts; animal, fruit...