Bountiful Berries “Productive soft fruit is the most cost-effective of all food growing when you compare with shop prices
Our document on local food availability updated 27 June. The updates and new entries to the list are highlighted in red
The Carbon Footprint of food is not a measure of sustainability and is liable to mislead both personal food choices and public policy
Radio 4 has had really interesting subject matter over the last few weeks focusing on localised food chains, water management (including how farmers are working together in Wiltshire to reduce flooding through land management), beef, the fishing industry, flour, who will pick our fruit and veg, trade talks, will the lockdown permanently change our relationship … Read more
Joanna Lewis, Director of Policy and Strategy at the Soil Association, says COVID-19 has shaken our complacency about where our food comes from to the core. Some of you may have heard the very interesting talk by Jo at the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) at Bath University last October. Here she explores some of the issues … Read more
Saturday 7 November 10.00 – 16.00 Dr Matthew Shepherd, Soil Biology Senior Specialist, Natural England, and other speakers, will help us understand the crucial role that healthy, living soils
At the beginning of January, two major annual farming conferences are held in Oxford.
How our plant-based foods are produced and where they come from are as important to consider as with any other food group
Nature’s Dark Matter, Soil, Wildlife, Carbon Capture and Red Meat – the vital role of soil biology and problems with modern, specialised crop production for soils. Does eating red meat help or harm the environment?
SFADG meeting on Tuesday 26 November, 7.30-9.30