My guest for this episode is Paul Hellier, part of the team creating the website and app by the same name, designed to help us make better decisions about what we buy, where we buy it from, and the ecological impacts of those choices. Fair Food Forager does this by providing listings of businesses that align with various ethical choices across thirteen different categories. Some of those include reduced waste or composting, reduced plastic, vegetarian, and chemical free or organic.
Designed to reach an international audience, you’ll currently find listings in Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Indonesia, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, and the United States, with the aim to expand into other areas as users and business owners add their listings to the Fair Food Forager database. If after listening to this interview you are interested in helping out with the project, get involved and begin interacting with local business owners in your area to find out more about what they’re doing that aligns with your goals, and then list them on the website, or in the iOS or Android app.
You’ll hear more about that process, and what Paul and the team have in mind, during this conversation. We start immediately with Paul sharing his background, before talking about what moved Paul to create this service, and the impact we can have through individual and community choices.
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