Ditching the Supermarket
Approximately an 8 to 10 minute read
Usually when something seems too good to be true, there's a catch. The supermarket catch is a big one, and multifaceted.
The choice to shop at the supermarket really seems to be a no-brainer. You can get everything you need at one location, including a pre-packaged dinner. You're back in the car before the kids get to melt-down stage, and it’s cheaper there than anywhere else. It seems too good to be true.
In this article we’ll sniff out the real story behind the cheap convenience on the supermarket shelves.
We’ll look at the complex web of connections and consequences that attend our supermarket choices.
And we’ll uncover the reasons why reducing your dependence on supermarkets could be one of the most powerful things you’ll ever do to make a difference – for your own family’s health and for the health and resilience of your local community and the ecosystems you rely on.