Chris Smaje, author of A Small Farm Future, writes about the urgent need to build a society based around small-scale and diverse farming systems. We include en excerpt from his book in which he predicts a future where, “you or your descendants are trying to figure out how to...Read More: Arguing for a Small Farm Future
We were encouraged to see that the Financial Times had published some letters from fellow PFLA members raising questions about their article from December 28th entitled “Have we reached peak meat?”. John Meadley’s can be read on this link: Pasture and ruminants will heal the soil David Wilson’s is...Read More: Letters to the FT in response to their article “Have we reached peak meat?” (Dec 28th)
The younger generation are positively redefining the way we see ourselves in relation to food and the environment.Read More: Patrick Holden: Is eating no meat actually doing more harm than good?
The World Steak Challenge took place in October in Hyde Park with 70 steaks entered from 10 different countries - and we were very pleased to learn that Dexter steak won the Gold Standard Quality Medal! Only 10 other steaks got to this level - leaving us wondering, is...Read More: Dexter Beef best in the world?
A new study shows significant nutritional differences between organic and non-organic meat. In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, reports that organic meat contains 47% more omega-3 fatty acids, but significantly lower concentrations of the undesirable saturated fatty acids...Read More: New study shows significant differences between organic and non-organic meat
You may have heard that the National Open Farm Sunday is being held on 7th June 2015. Why are we not opening the farm as part of that initiative? The answer is that it is sponsored by many large companies that, we believe, are devastating the countryside and are ruining...Read More: National Open Farm Sunday