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Eating food in season has many benefits:

1. Fresh and healthy food

2. Better prices - safe money!

3. Lower food miles -  home-grown, from your country or region

4. Support local growers

 

 

Seasonal food in December include

vegetables: beetroot, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, chicory, horseradish, jerusalem artichoke, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, parsnips, potatoes

fruits: apples, clementines, cranberries, passion fruit, pears, pineapple, pomegranate, satsumas, tangerines

nuts: almonds, brazil nuts, chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts

 

These three websites offer great advice for the UK:

 

National Trust Seasonal Food pages (link for December/ just change month name in URL/ web address to access other months)

 

BBC Good Food Guide (link for December/ just change month name in URL/ web address to access other months)

 

Foraging in November & December (Woodland Trust)

 

Foraging Guide December (BBC Countryfile)

 

Eat the Seasons

 

For North America, please visist http://www.eattheseasons.com

Across this website we use the following symbols for climate change tips

 

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Other benefits may include personal health, water savings, nature conservation, better air quality, income for the local economy