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Everyone has heard reports from one source or another on the dangers of pesticide exposure. According to the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, a causative relationship has been established between low level pesticide exposure and Parkinson’s disease. Another study warns that fruit and vegetable today...

"Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert.” So begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And it’s happening to about two-thirds of the world’s grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his...

Once upon a time in this green and pleasant land food used to be as nature intended – honest, wholesome and full of taste. Where have those days gone? Yes, we may have perfectly round, uniformly sized, unblemished, very red-looking tomatoes, conveniently pre-packaged for us to...

ORGANIC & FAIRTRADE CERTIFICATION The websites below give lots of fantastic information on organic and fairtrade certification and what to look out for when you are shopping: www.organicfarmers.org.uk www.demeter.net www.fairtradefoundation.org REDUCING WASTE This website is run by a local family and absolutely packed full of ideas on how to reduce waste. www.myzerowaste.com Jeremy...