Being smarter in the way we buy, prepare and cook our food can save you lots of money as well as reduce your carbon footprint.

Cook SMARTER (Save Money And Reduce Time, Energy and Resources) aims to help busy cooks to identify simple, cost effective ways of creating delicious food without costing the earth. By joining your friends on the Cook SMARTER journey you will learn how to cook using less energy, source low carbon ingredients, re-think left overs and develop efficient weekly meal plans.

Invite Cook SMARTER to talk to your group today and start enjoying the savings

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Eating seasonally – Eating Locally

Fife is at the centre of a local food revolution ! Projects like the Fife Diet  are Food in Fife are helping local producers to shed the food miles by creating an interest in eating local and within the seasons. Experience the Farmers Markets and Balgrove Larder (just outside St Andrews on A91 towards Dundee) as well as lots of shops in town for your local, seasonal food.

Reduce the cost and carbon in Cooking

Nearly a quarter of the average homes electricity consumption is associated with cooking so making a few simple changes can reduce your footprint. see our Low Carbon LUNCH OFF for more ideas!

Transition University of St Andrews are also be testing the Wonderbag – a neat lightweight Thermal cooker (see blog)