In the spring of 1933, 17 people died of hunger every minute, more than 1 000 every hour, and almost 24 500 every day.
Category: Food,farming Fishing
Everyone needs food to survive, yet we as a country actively decrease our food security by not taking food production seriously
Brussels sprouts were cultivated in the 13th century in significant numbers around the area of Brussels whence their name was derived.
For the next two weeks, the French authorities will discuss with the EU representatives of the other 27 countries to see if a diplomatic solution can be found. But, if not, the fishing boss threatens actions will be taken against the British, not blocking the port, but stopping British goods.
cattle movement regulations. They are concerned that the Government is undertaking the cull without real evidence that it is working. In 2008, a scientific research paper entitled, Bovine TB: The Scientific Evidence stated, “we conclude that badger culling cannot meaningfully contribute to the future control of cattle TB in Britain.”
What is seasonality anyway? Is eating seasonally really better? And is seasonality the same as sustainability?
All over the plot, various plants are flourishing side by side, rather than in segregated beds. This is known as companion planting.
Some of this is unintended. Waving his arm over a patch of rudbeckia and marigolds, Ed explained that he had intended to rotate that patch from flowers to vegetables this year, but the flowers were determined to flourish again in the same place!
Farmers say that they are trying to do the right thing by using organic inputs (muck) rather than chemical fertilizers. It used to be a virtuous circle of the surplus from animal farming being used to improve the soil. But now this ban on autumn muck-spreading upsets this.
Now schoolchildren in the summer holidays can lose themselves in a maze cut into a corn field. Then it’s pumpkins galore at local Kent farmer
Bonnie is a gorgeous newborn fawn at Wildwood Wildlife Park who is being hand-reared after being rejected by her mother at birth. She’s since formed a very special bond with the Keeper Stu!