General Election 2017

General Election 2017

The outcome of the upcoming general election will have some of the biggest implications for our food, farming and environmental systems for a generation. From trade deals to research funding and access to labour, there are some major challenges ahead, and different approaches from each of the parties vying for your vote. To help you […]

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Organics retains loyal followers

Reports are appearing today of statistics coming out of retail analysts, IGD, which apparently show that a sizeable chunk of shoppers are sticking by organics – credit crunch or not. Talking Retail rounds up the report here. It shows that 19 per cent (or roughly one in five) consumers are holding firm in their organic […]

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Passing the buck prevents sending the beef

Via the Twittering of our friends at Farmers Weekly (@CarolineFW) yesterday, this blog piece came to light regarding the farcical situation of trying to find what should be a simple piece of information – how to send a small consignment of butchered, packed and labelled organic beef to France. While there are many bureaucratic layers […]

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