With Christmas just a couple of days away, I’m guessing you’ve already sorted out sustainable present-giving and planned low-emission travel. Perhaps you’ve followed some of the advice in our Advent blogs on how to arrange a people-friendly and planet-friendly Christmas.
But, maybe the food isn’t yet prepared. So there’s still time to make good choices.
To choose people- and planet-friendly food we can look to the Planetary Boundaries and Sustainable Development Goals for guidance.
What kinds of food will …
- Reduce poverty
- Reduce deforestation
- Preserve biodiversity
- Promote good health and well-being
- Promote decent work
- Reduce pollution
- and so on?
Fortunately the answer is relatively simple since we can respond to many of these challenges with the same types of food. This is my Christmas recipe:
Organic + Vegetarian + Fairly-traded
Inspiration is readily available on the internet: