Tag: Farming

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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
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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
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How a new seed gives Guatemalans a way out of hunger and bad health Making everyday staples more nutritious is one way to tackle malnutrition. A new seed in Guatemala is doing just that Agriculture Food Society
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What would happen if all unused public spaces in the UK became community farms? That’s the question a group of researchers tasked themselves with answering. Here they reveal their (surprising) results Agriculture Environment Food Health
Image for Seeds of the people: how communities are protecting the future of food
Seeds of the people: how communities are protecting the future of food The pandemic has galvanised a new movement of growers and seed-savers: could this be the start of a fresh era of seed diversity? Agriculture Environment Food Lifestyle Society Wellbeing
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‘Land is worth more when left to nature’ – study Conserving or restoring natural sites is nor more profitable than using them for farming and timber production, research suggests Agriculture Conservation Environment Science World
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