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Thoughts on supermarkets from the ploughed field

Rob George: I was out to dinner with friends a couple of weeks ago and one of them, Luke Hasell asked if I could do some ploughing as he was so busy with all his other work. You may have heard of some of Luke's other work – as well as being one of the founders of the Community Farm he's also a Soil Association licensee and runs Eat Drink Bristol Fashion and Yurt Lush. I agreed to get out of the office and off my squeaky chair and help him out.

23 April 2014 | 11 Comments | Recommended by 11

Where do you draw the line?

Lynda Brown: I have a big problem with the current fashion for the love-in with the words “sustainability” and “local”, both of which seem to be used for just about every food and means of producing foods, including GM crops. Actually, it’s not so much a problem as outright contempt. Both have become soft options, fluffy, feel-good, vague, all embracing, tick-all-boxes terms that enable everyone to turn a blind eye to any of the downsides to whatever is being described as local or sustainable.

02 August 2013 | 3 Comments | Recommended by 1

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