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Sustaining the planet

Climate change’s impact on agriculture and the need for a radical shift in approach is becoming more noticeable in the mainstream media. Whether it’s the first joint Sustainable Food Trust and National Farmers Union conference “Farming and climate change: towards net zero carbon emissions” in July or the Food and Countryside Commission’s recent report “Our […]

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Farmers championing health

When asked what farming is for, one response might be to produce food to keep us healthy.  While there is increasing evidence of the wider health and wellbeing benefits of time spent in the natural environment, sadly, current government policy doesn’t yet make the link between human health and agriculture. However, recent research by the […]

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