Carbon Fast 2015

Friday 27 February

Smart Fish Friday : Grow vegetables, herbs and fruit in your garden. If you don’t have one, start one or use pots on a windowsill or in a sunny spot GROW SOMETHING Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours …

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Thursday 26 February

Write down what food you throw away this week. Aim to reduce it by a third by eating leftovers and shopping more carefully – using a list and planning your meals. WAR ON WASTE  When all of them had enough to eat, Jesus spoke to his disciples. “Gather the leftover pieces,” he said. “Don’t waste anything.” John 6:12 In the feeding of the …

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Wednesday 25 February

Buy local. Have a dinner with ingredients from only your area and taste the deliciousness from what can be made near you! Ezekiel 47:12 ESV  And on the banks, on both sides of the river, there will grow all kinds of trees for food. Their leaves will not wither, nor their fruit fail, Buy local, reduce your food miles! Have a diner with …

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Saturday 21 February

Go digital. Do not print unnecessarily, download digital copies of software, and avoid collecting things like phone books when the job can be done online  The LORD God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground-trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. Gen 2:9

Tuesday 24 February

Wonderbags, Rocket stoves and other creative ideas Exodus 12:8  “They shall eat the flesh that night, roasted on the fire; with unleavened bread and bitter herbs they shall eat it.” There are lots of creative ways to save on electricity in our cooking processes. During the second world war when fuel was scarce my granny used a …

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Monday 23 February

Meat Free Monday:  Boycott unsustainable products, do not buy products from endangered animals. Know the best and worst products  In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of every human being.” [Job 12:10]  All living beings are all precious to God – not just humans.  “ . . . even the hairs of your head are …

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