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‘A shining light’: the care farms supporting people with mental health challenges From children at risk of exclusion to adults with dementia, people are mucking in on care farms as a form of therapy Agriculture Body & Mind Health Wellbeing
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Madagascar's vanilla farmers are being inspired to plant trees – by a gecko Vanilla has brought prosperity to Madagascar's farmers, but often at the cost of forests. A gecko is helping restore the balance Agriculture Conservation Environment Sustainable Development
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Organic diet ‘dramatically reduces exposure to toxic pesticides’ A report has found that levels of glyphosate in adults and children fell significantly after just one week of eating organic Agriculture Environment Health Wellbeing
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Farm to fork: the open database that lets people buy food direct from source Set up by food activists during lockdown, Farms to Feed Us connects people with farmers and growers across the country Economics Environment Society
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Feeding bees and greening the economy: what went right this week Farmers fed a million bees, a supermarket got real about period products and a plan was hatched to help the UK reach net zero, plus other go... Society
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Farms of the future: the Paris rooftops at the heart of an urban revolution The world's largest urban farm is scheduled to open in Paris this month, producing around 1,000kg of organic produce per day Agriculture Environment Food
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