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Saving seeds, securing the future

Ben Raskin: Recently the Soil Association has been speaking out over proposed EU laws which, amongst other things, could have meant small growers and people with allotments or gardeners couldn’t swap their home saved seeds. The proposed regulations caused public outcry across Europe but luckily, last minute changes to the directive look like good news for growers and small seed companies.

30 May 2013 | 3 Comments | Recommended by 4

The murky waters of fish sustainability - mackerel

Charles Redfern: Mackerel is back in the news again. Fish Fight recommended switching to mackerel - with mackerel baps in fish & chip shops - to replace endangered cod, only last year. Now mackerel seems to have lost its eco-shine. Why is that and how can consumers navigate the murky waters of fish sustainability? I attempt to give my answer. And whilst I'm trying to simplify matters, I think I want my central message to be: it's not that simple!

05 February 2013 | 9 Comments | Recommended by 2

On the Euro trail to an organic future

Emma Hockridge: I’m writing my first ever blog post from the cramped confines of the Eurostar train! Life on the road is a bit odd; a different bed every night, and lots of trekking about with maps working out how to get to the next meeting via the vagaries of various public transport systems.

06 July 2011 | 0 Comments | Recommended by 9

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