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Cover star, Jyoti Fernandes, tells of the small producers standing up for their rights, while elsewhere we explore climate-friendly eating and how to eat seasonal in spring.Read now
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The net zero counter narrative
Read our coverage of the new trend for net zero and see beyond the headlines.Read more
Grow Your Own
Our monthly gardening advice column offers timely advice for your organic patch, whether you're an expert grower or just starting out.Explore
Boom in organic unmatched by farming
Sales of organic boomed during 2020 as the pandemic boosted interest in food quality but growth will be met by imports as UK farmers hold back.Read more
The twin crises of climate change and biodiversity losses will be the defining stories of our future, but it is not too late to change direction.
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Plastic Free July: Mountain or motivation?
This July, I set myself a challenge of getting more involved, but just noticing what’s really going on in terms of my plastic use has been a total shocker, writes Becky Blench.
By Becky Blench - 9th July 2021
- News from the farm
- Ethical business
Leading the veg revolution
When the first organic veg boxes were delivered by us freaks on the fringe 35 years ago, plant-based eating and climate change were the concerns of a tiny, far-sighted minority.
By Guy Singh-Watson - 24th June 2021
- Ethical business
Why we need to become a refill nation
Alongside the opportunity to shop via refills, we also need to work on our own mindset. Surely the minor inconvenience of taking containers with us is a worthy price to pay to help cut plastic?
By Becky Blench - 16th June 2021