Foraging in the Hertfordshire Countryside to reduce a personal carbon footprint, including recipes for cordials, laundry detergent and crumble!
Food & Drink
When I opened The Refill Pantry in London Road in June 2018, I wanted people local to the area to have the option to buy as many products in their own containers as we were able to supply. My primary aim was to reduce single use plastic ending up in landfill. So we started by stocking a wide range of staple goods such as pasta, rice, cereals, lentils, nuts, seeds and dried fruit.
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Juliet Foxwell gives us her tips for altering the food we buy so we eat seasonal fruit and vegetables, helping our planet and our health at the same time.
Becky Alexander shows us how we can introduce more plants into our meals, cutting our carbon footprint while exploring delicious new dishes.
Caroline Wilson gives us 10 top tips on reducing food waste at home – cutting both our carbon footprint and our living costs at the same time.
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Insects are attracted by profusely flowering plants such as the hot-lips salvia, while bug and bee hotels offer them the chance to stay and to hibernate. Similarly, the small pond attracts newts and frogs and a nearby pile of old wood and tiles gives them somewhere to over-winter.
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“Like most people, I knew I could do more, but I wasn’t ready to commit to something which I felt so intimidated by…”