Meet the Farmers specials look at a farming issue or subject in more depth and for this mini-series we are exploring potential changes in the dairy sector over the next few years from environmental policy to competition from plant based alternatives. In this third episode of the mini series which comes out throughout this week … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ (Change in Dairy mini-series) – episode 63 – Jude Capper
Eddie Andrew lived in central Manchester and worked as an agricultural engineer before returning to work on his family's dairy farm which is on the outskirts of Sheffield. His family's brand Our Cow Molly won the Future Food award at the BBC Food and Farming awards in 2016. Growing from their roots as a family dairy … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 12 – Eddie Andrew at Our Cow Molly
Like most British people I drink tea; a lot of tea. In fact, I have a full cup of tea on my desk right now as I type this post. Elsewhere on the desk sit three additional mugs, now empty but contained tea not so long ago. Taking tea is a basic part of our … Continue reading 5 ways to be a more eco-minded tea drinker
For this episode I visited Fiona Provan, who runs the Calf at Foot Dairy in Suffolk, a 'pioneering microdairy founded on the belief that cows should keep their calves until their natural weaning age'. N.b this episode contains language that may be offensive to some.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uah8LBUbfc Over the last few years there have been a string of 'organidocs', documentaries regarding the organic movement and the problems within the global food industry, attempting to send the message out about the 'real' state of the global agricultural situation to a wider audience. When I watch them, as someone who is already aware, … Continue reading Farmageddon – How do we create change?