Alternative Ways to Preserve Your Food – Guest Post by Joe Baldwin

  According to an essay paper, written by an old friend, when well-to-do folks talk about preserving food, they usually mean refrigeration. Even though refrigeration is a fine way to preserve food, there are still downsides to it. Imagine that the entire region was infiltrated by a storm, leaving you with no electricity. You enterContinue reading “Alternative Ways to Preserve Your Food – Guest Post by Joe Baldwin”

‘Wheat farming – neonic seeds are bad news for the birds and the bees’ – Guest Post by Sandra Bell

Farmers depend upon nature for a range of free services – from pollination to pest control – but, unbeknown to them, could the seeds they are using be harming the very creatures that they need most? A new report from Friends of the Earth – Farming Wheat without Neonicotinoids – makes the case for neonicotinoidContinue reading “‘Wheat farming – neonic seeds are bad news for the birds and the bees’ – Guest Post by Sandra Bell”

Brexit: An opportunity to change how we support food, farming and nature – Guest Post by Miles King

Caption: Should a future farm support scheme subsidise bioenergy crops? ©Miles King It’s finally 2017, and we can say goodbye to 2016 – what a year that was. Many may celebrate a new dawn breaking for Britain (or England anyway), while others will be very worried about future prospects for their families, businesses and ourContinue reading “Brexit: An opportunity to change how we support food, farming and nature – Guest Post by Miles King”