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What is land for?

Natalie Bennett
| 10th January 2019
We need to overhaul what we grow, and how and where we grow it, if we are to make the most of our land and fight climate change.

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Grow Your Food for Free

Grow Your Food for Free

Andy McKee
| 19th May 2011
Packed with useful nuggets of advice; Dave Hamilton’s tome, says Andy McKee, has everything you need to kick start a more self-sufficient way of life

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Junk food...Italy?

20th February 2007
Italy, long seen as the healthy man of Europe, is beginning to suffer the effects of fast- and junk-food, the Guardian reports.

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Permanent Global Summertime

Joanna Blythman
| 1st September 2004
As the supermarket doors glide open there they are – cosmetically perfect, irresistibly firm, brilliantly coloured fruit and vegetables. And yet, when you get them home, they taste of nothing. Is it the way you cooked them, or have you just selected badly? No, you’ve been conned.

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Adopt a veg

Alexandra Abrahams
| 1st October 2003
Have you ever heard of – let alone tasted – the Rats Tail radish, the Crookneck squash or the Prince of Prussia pea? We report on what’s being done to save Britain’s rich agricultural heritage.

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