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    Understanding the true cost of cheap

    This brilliant film from the Lexicon of Sustainability helps to explain the hidden costs of our cheap food choices

The rise of a Mexican food movement

After three years in Mexico, Katy Harris shares her experiences of a burgeoning food movement

Eating your ethics: Halal meat

Alicia Miller asks how much we really know about where our meat comes from

OFS: Cabinet of curiosities

The voices of the 2014 Oxford Food Symposium share their highlights from this year's event

The rooftop revolution

Can urban growing provide enough food to feed our ever expanding cities? Rachel Dring explores the rooftop revolution

In the news


Eat the week

This week: UK food self-sufficiency in decline, disease resistant spuds sacrificed for perfect skin & the seed library in trouble with US state department


Eat the week

This week’s top food stories: India puts GM crop trials on hold, the Wellcome Trust purchases Co-op farms and introducing a national soda tax in the US

Resource of the week


Exploring your microbiome

Take part in this free online course to understand more about the trillions of bacteria living in and on our bodies that make up our microbiome


One year in transition

One Year in Transition is a new programme for young adults who want to lead their own practical projects for community wellbeing and find the right livelihood

Editor's picks


Nourishing Scotland

A new project aims to map Scotland’s food system and show how reshaping food production can improve health and prosperity


The next frontier for cheese

Support the campaign to translate ‘the French scientists’ practical guide to raw milk microbiology’ and help to reshape modern farmhouse cheese making



Megan MacLeod

Megan MacLeod has landed herself in Edinburgh with Nourish Scotland and is...

Katy Harris

Katy has recently returned to Gloucestershire from the sunnier climes of Mexico....

Annie Levy

Annie Levy blogs at Kitchencounterculture.co.uk, about life in a local kitchen connected to...
Steph French

Steph French

Steph French is a reportage wedding and event photographer with a personal...
Rowan Lear

Rowan Lear

Rowan Lear is a writer and artist, interested in spaces where nature...

Tara Garnett

Tara Garnett initiated, and runs the Food Climate Research Network, now based...
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