If you live in the UK and take any interest in the news at all then you are probably aware that last Thursday Natural England revoked the general licenses (GL04,05 and 06) that allowed anyone to shoot 16 different species* of bird including several members of the crow family, pigeons and some gulls. The use … Continue reading Wild Justice, Natural England and this week’s Shooting License Fiasco
Today is the official launch day of Eat Farm Now, an exciting new digital platform for all things food and farming. I'm proud to be contributing to the site alongside numerous other driven and talented individuals involved in the food and farming communications world. In short the site compiles the very best of podcasts, blog … Continue reading Official Launch of Eat Farm Now!
The formula is simple: the less energy you consume, the more money you will save. Therefore, it’s easy to see the value and benefits of improving your home to be more environmentally friendly. By choosing to remodel your home, you’re already making a green choice, and by incorporating eco-friendly updates, however small, you’re giving a … Continue reading Green Ways to Update Your Home – guest post by Emma Joyce
Episode 34 of the podcast features Suffolk based organic farmer and entrepreneur William Kendall. William is the Chair of drinks company Cawston Press as well as an advisor to several other companies. He formerly led The New Covent Garden Soup Company as well as Green & Black’s and is a Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 34 -William Kendall
There are many organisations doing important work in rural areas, bringing people together, providing support and improving the state of nature. 'Spotlight on...' profiles some of these. The Nature Friendly Farming Network is a farmer led, grass roots organisation which profiles a way of farming that puts nature and the environment at its heart. Very few … Continue reading Spotlight on…the Nature Friendly Farming Network
Episode 33 of the Meet the Farmers podcast features Guy and Emily French who run the innovative Foxes Farm business in north Essex. They grow for seasonal markets, focusing on Christmas Tree production as well as pumpkins which they sell wholesale to the Coop as well as selling direct to the public. They also run … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 33 – Guy and Emily French