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Fresh food and support for local producers

Why buy from far away when you can get food closer to home? Local food is not only local but also fresh and often seasonal. Marketplaces, market halls and food circles are great places to buy local food and you also meet local producers at the same time.

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Savings: You won’t always save money when buying local food, but the food purchased from food circles is often less expensive than in stores.

Remember this: Not every city has a market hall, and marketplaces are only active for a short time during the year. Local food may not be easily available at grocery stores. Remember that services only remain available if people use them.

Reducing your carbon footprint: Buying local food five times a week reduces your carbon footprint by 6% per year. Emissions are lower because of shorter transport journeys and lower fuel consumption.

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