Buying at the farm
Some farms sell their products at the farm itself and we found a website for Flanders. On this website you can find the nearest farm to where you live: www.fermweb.be.
If you've been wondering which fish you can still buy with good conscience, without depleting the ocean from endangered species and knowing that your fish was caught in a sustainable way without harming other sea animals, then this small step is for you. An excellent ressource is www.goedevis.nl - that is, if you know what the fish is called in Dutch!
Changing our habits and lifestyle in order to lessen our impact on the environment is an onerous task. There are so many things we need to do urgently. Tackling global CO2 emissions, air, water and soil pollution, and habitat destruction are challenges that seem too great for us to take on as individuals so it’s always nice to hear some good news now and again.
Yes, your choices as a consumer really do change the world! An ever-increasing number of consumers are becoming aware that choosing to buy locally produced organic food provides important environmental, economic and social benefits: Organic agriculture protects the water supply, enriches the soil, encourages biodiversity and helps to reduce the toxic burden on our bodies and our planet. So what about our clothing?