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Finding local, in season food where you live

It's March, which means a huge range of in season fruit and vegetables will

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The Heist

How you can help smash and grab £1 billion from the food bin Here’s the challenge. Scotl...

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Too Good to Waste 2012 Extras

Extra scenes from Too Good to Waste.

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Passing It On Extras

Extra scenes from Passing It On, the second series of Too Good to Waste.

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From farm to fork

When we waste food, it’s not the only resource that's lost. We also waste the energy, fuel, water and time that it took to grow, harvest, store, transport and cook the food.

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Shop smarter

Avoidable food and drink waste costs the average household £470 annually. That’s at least £40 a month you could save.

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In season food calendar

Our at-a-glance in season food calendar is a great way to see what’s tasty and in season in Scotland month by month.

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Farm produce box schemes

Buying produce direct from a farm means tasty, fresh produce. Boxes contain a selection of in season vegetables and sometimes it’s possible to add fruit and fresh eggs to an order.

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Grow your own food

Growing your own means fruit, veg and herbs for less. A little outlay is needed to get started, but growing your own food can help to cut down on food miles, trips to the shops and wasteful packaging. It can also be very satisfying.

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Farmers' Markets

Shopping at a farmers market means buying direct and is a great way to buy in season, local foods at their freshest.

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Choosing to eat greener

We can all do our bit to help make Scotland a cleaner and greener place to live. And eating greener is a great place to begin.

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