Month: June 2018

Continuing loss of small abattoirs threatens to destroy local meat marketing

Earlier this year, a report by the Sustainable Food Trust revealed that the UK’s network of small local abattoirs is near collapse. In this blog, Neil Johnson, one of our Food and Farming Advisors, takes a look at how Brexit could exacerbate this continuing trend towards anonymised, mass production of meat in the UK. How […] …

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‘Rebel’ farmers launch second organic label

Mother Nature Network (blog) ‘Rebel’ farmers launch second organic labelMother Nature Network (blog)Can a food be organic if it never touched soil? Some say it can’t. They believe foods produced using hydroponic, aquaponic or aeroponic methods don’t qualify as organic because they don’t use soil. Some farmers have been fighting for the exclusion of … via …

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