Tag: Agriculture

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What went right this week: ‘historic’ law to turn Welsh farming sustainable, plus more A new law in Wales will see farmers paid to enhance ecosystems, research hots up on cold water swimming, plus more positive news Economics Environment Society
Image for Eating insects can be good for the planet – Europeans should eat more of them
Eating insects can be good for the planet – Europeans should eat more of them Packed with protein and boasting a relatively tiny carbon footprint, edible insects are now a billion dollar market Agriculture Environment Food Lifestyle
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Microbakeries, wheat fields and playground veg plots: how school is going green It’s back to school for kids this week. At these primaries that means baking, tending crops and learning about soil health Agriculture Education Environment Food Society
Image for Salvaging crops and tackling a broken food system: meet the ‘gleaners’
Salvaging crops and tackling a broken food system: meet the ‘gleaners’ Across Britain, people are uniting to salvage unpicked produce. It’s a timely response to food poverty, farm waste and a broken food system Agriculture Environment Food Society
Image for Taste of the future? Vertical farming is finally growing up in the UK
Taste of the future? Vertical farming is finally growing up in the UK Vertical farms can boost food security, reduce emissions and eliminate fertilisers – and they are springing up across the UK Agriculture Environment Food
Image for The farmer who took his flock to a sanctuary instead of the abattoir
The farmer who took his flock to a sanctuary instead of the abattoir One day Sivalingam Vasanthakumar decided to drive his lambs to a sanctuary. Now, the farmer says his future is plant based Agriculture Environment Food Society
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