Yearly Archives: 2019

Regenerative Agriculture

by Ian Perkin*  Regenerative Agriculture is a system of holistic land management practices that leverage the power of photosynthesis in plants to close the carbon cycle, and build soil health, crop … Read on

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Only a Climate Revolution can Cool the World

This from the Climate News Network by Paul Brown, London July 31 2019 An academic book on fossil fuel consumption reaches a startling conclusion: only a climate revolution can force … Read on

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EFRACOM calls for written evidence for its new enquiry: Agriculture and Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The House of Commons Environment Food & Rural Affairs Committee is launching an inquiry into the challenges for agriculture of achieving the UK’s net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target. In June … Read on

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Big business agriculture could be bad for pollinators, which need crop diversity. And that could mean very bad news for an ever-hungrier world.

This piece from Tim Radford of Climate News Network outlines the findings of a new report in the journal Global Change Biology titled: “Global agricultural productivity is threatened by increasing … Read on

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Thames Valley Farmhack August 16-18

This from the organisers: “Join us for a weekend exploring and developing technologies and tools for progressive farming. FHTV19 is being organised by volunteers as a collaborative event. You can … Read on

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The Re-Generation Launches at the Port Eliot Festival this week – Colin Tudge one of the speakers

The Re-Generation will be launching at Port Eliot Festival in Cornwall UK (July 25-28), with several events over three days, featuring Russell Brand, Colin Tudge, Bruce Parry, Shane Mauss, Amanda … Read on

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British Garlic

  Those of a certain vintage will remember when garlic was most definitely not British.  To older generations it epitomised all that was wrong with foreign food.  Now its place … Read on

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The Future of Business in the 21st Century: presentation & workshop with Kate Raworth & Juliet Davenport

Join Kate Raworth and Juliet Davenport at Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking on Friday July 19 2019 from 9.00am – 2.30pm BACKGROUND In the 20th century, modern society started chasing … Read on

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Darren Doherty teaching at Ragmans Farm June 18-21

A great opportunity to learn from one of the leading teachers in regenerative farming, combining the disciplines of Keyline Planning, Holistic Management, perennial planting, building carbon in the soil, mapping, … Read on

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Climate change, farming & the vegan – beef controversy

Why pasture based livestock farming could be part of the solution – and the huge importance of good impartial science by Catherine Broomfield* Whatever the eventual outcome of Brexit, the … Read on

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