Ever wondered what rewilding actually means? Or what’s the difference between grass-fed and organic? Or perhaps you’ve heard it’s good to cut down meat but don’t know why or how?Read more
For the love of food
Honey & Co’s Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich are the ultimate foodie travellers, telling Nina Pullman about the joy of hyper seasonal eating and how to find where the locals eat.Read more
Guardians of diversity
A new partnership between the Heritage Seed Library and Riverford’s head gardener will help save six rare vegetable varieties from extinction.Read more
Seeing the woods for the trees
A new film by Wicked Leeks tracks a disconnect between the national frenzy for tree planting and a lack of skills in forestry to ensure they survive, plus how to find your local sustainable woodland.WATCH
Vague labels and a lack of transparency mean public knowledge of farmed fish is hazy and it's hard to make an informed choice. David Burrows finds out more.Read more
Top of the shots
Winners of the annual Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year Awards show a year of lockdown and the sharing, harvesting and preparing food across the world.Read more
The north face of farming
Scottish farming is associated with rugged conditions and poor land, but there is a growing progressive movement that wants to change this perception, finds Jack Thompson.Read more
The big interview: Small but mighty
Wicked Leeks cover star Jyoti Fernandes on the small food producers standing up for their rights.Read more
Treasures of the deep
The murky world of deep sea mining threatens both rare biodiversity and longstanding carbon stores in the race to find minerals for electric vehicles. Anna Turns investigates.Read more
Billionaires on the land
Slovenian’s richest couple are behind the largest organic farm in Europe, and say they want to inspire global uptake of organic farming. But are there questions to be asked? Jack Thompson digs a little deeper.Read more
Net zero and natural habitats
Could the huge surge in interest in net zero help restore our depleted natural habitats while storing carbon? Nina Pullman investigates.Read more
The man on a zero-carbon mission
From his first windmill to running a green empire, Ecotricity founder Dale Vince tells Jack Thompson why he thinks his Asperger’s is a superpower and his simple mantra to reach zero carbon.Read more
Know before you throw: A guide to green packaging
Plastic pollution has led to a surge in green packaging alternatives - but some still degrade into micro plastics or require industrial conditions to breakdown. Explore our infographic to find out more.Read more
- Climate change
Best green books for children
From fictional characters on ‘Rubbish Island’ to sprites collecting forgotten nature words, Anna Turns speaks to the authors behind some of the most captivating environmental children’s books.
By Anna Turns - 2nd December 20200
- Ethical business
- Environment & ethics
- Employee ownership
Scale and ethics: trade-off or holy grail?
As a new raft of ethical brands choose big capital investment, Anna Turns speaks to business experts on ownership and the pros and cons of scaling up.
By Anna Turns - 26th November 20201
- Animal welfare
What makes egg yolks orange?
Rumours abound that high welfare hens produce orange egg yolks, but that’s not necessarily true.
By Nina Pullman - 23rd November 20200
- Environment & ethics
Why food should go back to the future
Truly modern nutritional advice, as opposed to the magic-bullet, snake-oil kind that has become the norm, veers closer and closer to folk wisdom, writes Colin Tudge in this excerpt from his new book.
By Colin Tudge - 16th November 20202
- The big interview
- Ethical business
- Eating & drinking
Wicked Chats with Thomasina Miers
Co-founder of Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca on how to spot sustainable restaurants and why Covid has prompted a new focus on the value and provenance of food.
By Nina Pullman - 12th November 20200
A crisp packet revolution
Meet the woman upcycling crisp packets into bivvy bags for homeless people, using one of the UK’s least recycled materials for social good.
By Nick Hughes - 6th November 20206