Farming Today, from Ros Edwards

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

Food Security, from Ros Edwards

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

December update

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?