We want to acknowledge the need for local produce and organic homemade options. This also meant we we can able to reduce our carbon footprint and waste at the same time! #plasticfreejuly left the team motivated to challenge themselves again. The soil association gave many examples of ways to take part, as a team we all went through and picked our favorites.
As a sustainable fashion brand, we are pushing for more transparency within the fashion industry. We also want to support transparent brands in other industries, such as food as we want the food we eat to be traceable from farm to fork. With strict EU laws, we can be sure that if something is labeled organic it meets the strict regulations.
Organic crops are generally grown without synthetic pesticides, artificial fertilizers or biotechnology. Research has shown that some organic foods may have higher nutritional value than others. Without the use of pesticides and fertilizers, plants can produce more phytochemicals. Such as vitamins and antioxidants that strengthen their resistance to bugs and weeds.
When thinking about how to prevent and climate change, buying locally produced food cuts greenhouse gas emissions and protects wildlife.