Agri-Food System

Articles

Farming: a woman’s work

Yashaswi Shetty and Hamza Ahmad, describe how women in India’s agricultural sector are pushing back barriers to their recognition and security. Surinder Kaur is a member of the Kisan Sabha

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Off the scale

Locally grown food is growing. Can data help plough the furrow? By Lynne Davis 2020 was a year like no other, but for those of us working in community-led food

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Peddle Preneur

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An isolated problem

Food insecurity grows when the sense of community is low. Megan Blake tells how people have stepped up to the challenge.   Kora and Ryan are just starting out on

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All for One

A combination of government edicts, broken promises and climate change has driven Malian villagers away from their collective livelihoods and traditions to bring prosperity for the few, not for the

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The lie of the land

Is small holding the future of farming? Nick Meynen reports from Flanders’ field. There’s a fast-spreading farming model that gives farmers hope, spares soils and cures our climate. Belgium farmer,

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A new steer

Spanish farms are revitalising their land on the hoof. Sacha Bernal Coates and Kerry Wolters explain how the herd instinct holds back the desert. Manuel’s ranch is an hour’s drive

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Save our bacon

Food isn’t what it used to be. Peter Manley says its time to green up your eats. The range of foods available today in the developed world spans a nutritional spectrum

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Workers byte back

Cross-border brands feel the heat from digitally organised labour. Grazia Ietto-Gillies  explains In 2014 the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) declared that in some 43 labour disputes filed since

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Fiscal fizz is less sweet

One year on, Ben Reynolds explores the impact of the high-profile “sugar tax”, and where it might go in future. I remember the moment, when two years into running a

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Is meat dying?

As plant-based, flesh-like foods proliferate is the meat market being butchered. Dr Alexandra Sexton writes Vegan burger-maker, Beyond Meat, recently made global headlines for achieving the strongest public trading debut

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Citizens Can

Anna Cura explains how thinking differently of ourselves can change the future of our food system to end its damaging influences on our world. I’ve always had a passion for food. The

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Burning at the steak

Meat and dairy farming giants continue to feed the climate-changing emissions that threaten life on Earth. Carina Millstone says they could be off the menu tomorrow Countless reports tell us

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Cereal Offenders

As investors have found rich pickings in the food sector as it caught the wave of commodity market deregulation, people have starved. Sophie van Huellen looks at the ingredients of

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Fresh Faced

While “fresh is best” is, for many of us, a guiding principle in selecting food, there’s a case for taking a fresh perspective, say David Evans and Peter Jackson. To

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News

Columns

Central Eating

Pam Warhurst is an impressive community leader with a CBE for her efforts. She has been a council leader, chaired the Forestry Commission and has sat on other influential boards.

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Peddle Preneur

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Books

The Waste-Free World

From the publisher: Our take-make-waste economy has cost consumers and taxpayers billions while cheating us out of a habitable planet. But it doesn’t have to be this way. The Waste-Free

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The Future of Food

From the publisher: By the middle of this century, we will have nine billion mouths to feed and nobody who wants to be a farmer. Projections suggest we might not

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Peddle Preneur

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Event Recordings

Peddle Preneur

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