Category Archives: Colin’s Corner

Radicals vs Conventionals: Part I

What does it mean to be radical? What does it mean to be conventional? Colin Tudge looks beneath the surface of two big words that feature in many discussions on … Read on

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Radicals vs Conventionals: Part II

Can radicals and conventional thinkers ever really talk to each other? In particular, can the Oxford Real Farming Conference and the Oxford Farming Conference ever engage in truly useful dialogue.  … Read on

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Food, Farming & a 21st Renaissance: Oct 16-20 2017

Come and be inspired (leave your Brexit woes behind)! Join us at Schumacher College for this week-long course in October!  Bursaries available. BOOK HERE This from Colin Tudge about the … Read on

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A post-Brexit re-think for food and farming

If we seriously care about the plight and the future of the human race and the biosphere then we have to re-think food and farming policies from first principles. Colin … Read on

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Why the Price of Food has Nothing to do with the Price of Food – and why science has been corrupted

By Colin Tudge Last night’s Panorama (July 10 2017) fronted by Countryfile’s Tom Heap, explored food and farming post-Brexit: a sign – one of several – that after 40 years … Read on

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Gove and the Great Ministerial Tradition

A rant from Colin Tudge The appointment of Michael Gove as Secretary of State for The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (agriculture is in there somewhere) continues the British tradition … Read on

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What the Oxford Real Farming Conference is really all about

The absolute importance of being radical By Colin Tudge The Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) has become more popular than anyone could reasonably have expected, or indeed hoped. Eight-hundred-and-fifty different … Read on

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Let’s start the world all over again

Colin’s first weekly blog about the College for Real Farming and Food Culture It’s obvious from all that’s happening that the world has lost its bearings. Not only is it … Read on

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Farming is far too important to leave to governments

As we build towards yet another election Colin Tudge suggests that it’s time for a little honesty I think I’d vote for any party in the coming election that took … Read on

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Can Britain ever again be fit for farming?

Colin Tudge fears that Brexit could mean the end for agriculture that truly aspires to produce good food for everyone Our excellent friend Nick Snelgar who writes regularly on these … Read on

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