Posts Tagged ‘local produce’

Irish Raspberries – Full of Indian Summer Goodness

7 September 2012 @ 10:49 am |

Irish Raspberries – Full of Indian Summer Goodness

Irish Raspberries are in late season at the moment – they’re at their best and they taste delicious. Raspberries are a great addition to your children’s diet and are a tasty way to encourage kids to eat more fruit. We should all aim to eat at least 9 portions of fruit and veg every day – one handful of raspberries counts as one portion.

Raspberries, like strawberries, are actually members of the rose family. There are 200 different varieties of raspberry and not all of them are red. Raspberries can be…

Local Cape Clear West Cork Organic Salad Leaves on sale now

22 May 2012 @ 3:08 pm |

Beautiful tasty ‪local‬ ‪salad‬ leaves from Cape Clear West Cork on sales at Select Stores ‪Dalkey‬ €3.99 for big bag

the Law of Proximity

16 May 2012 @ 1:03 pm |

The “locavore” is someone who restricts their diet as much as possible to produce grown locally. Set your own limit – for example, a radius of 100 miles. Food that travels vast distances clocks up food miles and increases carbon emissions. Eating local produce brings you into contact with producers. To make that vital connection between food and people at the supply side, as well as the demand side, is to be more grounded and more eco-aware.