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A Pocket Guide to Sustainable Food Shopping

How to Navigate the Grocery Store, Read Labels, and Help Save the Planet


Limit your waste and reduce your carbon footprint with this modern and practical guide to sustainable grocery shopping.

We all try to live more ethically in our day-to-day lives, but sometimes it’s difficult to implement all we have learned about sustainability into our hectic schedules. This is particularly true when making shopping decisions at the grocery store.

In The Pocket Guide to Sustainable Food Shopping you’ll learn the key ingredients to living a healthier and more eco-friendly life, particularly when shopping for the food that fuels you. Let this book be your supermarket companion as you roam the aisles. Including journal pages that you can tear out, this guide provides tips and advice on the best supplies to bring with you when you get your groceries. From how to read the labels to navigating the produce aisle to information on meat, dairy, eggs, and fish to the importance of packaging when buying dried goods, this book has all the answers you need to shop with an ethical mindset.

Whether you’re someone who has been making simple, effortless changes for years or someone who doesn’t know where to start, The Pocket Guide to Sustainable Food Shopping is your go-to handbook for anyone who wants to make a difference.

Photograph by Lori Gutman

Kate Bratskeir is a journalist based in New York City. She writes about food and health, and spends a lot of time thinking about how the world could be a better place if consumers were armed with more information to make decisions for themselves. Her work has appeared in HuffPost, Health, New York magazine, and more.

  • Publisher: Tiller Press (January 12, 2021)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781982150075