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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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127. Box clever

Organic box schemes represent quality, locally produced organic food which promotes sustainability and enriches the local economy. It’s the ethical ideal.

And you get good value, organic vegetables on your doorstep. Literally.

Veg box, or brown box, schemes were pioneered in the UK by the Soil Association. The idea is simple; people buy organic produce from local producers, fresh from the soil. The scheme helps local producers to find a knowledgeable and consistent market for their crops, which allows them to continue to grow food under organic principles. Under the schemes, the customer knows that food has not been flown or otherwise transported hundreds or thousands of miles before it reaches the kitchen, leaving a large ...

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