The bitter taste of your Easter treats

Can you ensure that cocoa farmers get a fair deal this Easter?

The final word on food banks?

Could food banks revolutionise the way we combat hunger? The Stop recounts the story of one Canadian project determined...

Reducing antibiotic use

Consumers International have released a new set of recommendations to manage the use of antibiotics

The fight against potato blight

We investigate the non-GM alternatives for resisting potato-blight

In the news


Sustainable food news

In the news this week: US bill seeks to block GMO labelling, marine life at risk from rising CO2 levels, and farmers in Australia once again count the cost of climate change


Sustainable food news

In the news this week: More infected meat on our plates, Paterson confirms no badger cull this year, and no more beer for America’s cows

Resource of the week


River cottage young chef apprenticeships

River Cottage are seeking applicants for their young chef apprenticeship scheme

Small scale carrot farming

Family farming for a nourished world

2014 marks the International Year of Family Farming, so what better way to celebrate than to share the ways that family farmers are contributing to a nourished and healthy planet

Editor's picks


True Cost Accounting in Scotland

On 4th June, we will be joining Nourish Scotland in Edinburgh for a one day conference on the true cost of our food and farming systems

Bumble Bee cc Dean Morley

Living without neonicotinoids

The restriction on neonicotinoids has caused much controversy in the farming world, but will the ban be as devastating to crop yields as was suggested? Adele Jones meets the farmers already living without



Anna Wharton

Anna Wharton is a freelance journalist who writes for The Guardian and...

Lee-Anna Rennie

Lee-Anna Rennie has worked in the Dairy industry for 10 years. Having...

Rachel Dring

Rachel’s on a mission to help urbanites eat more sustainably. Apart from...

Vanessa Kimbell

Vanessa Kimbell is an author and baker who specialises in sourdough and...

Tony Little

After 12 years at Organic Centre Wales, Tony Little is a familiar...

Sophie Browne

Sophie is a freelance writer based in Bristol, whose preferred ‘beat’ is...
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