Campaigning for a greener future

Food and Farming

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Where our food is sourced and the farming practices that are used growing it can, and have, had a huge impact on the environment. We want to promote good practices and help people to be aware of the difference they can make in the choices they make when buying their food every week, such as by buying locally produced food, and supporting producers who pledge to reduce pesticide use and promote wildlife.

Entrance to Lambing Live at Reaseheath College, Nantwich

Lambing Live at Reaseheath College

This weekend, spring has most definitely sprung, and what better proof than newborn lambs?

Chocolatier Suzanne and son Euan from Rainbow Organic Chocolates

Find Suzanne’s Organic Chocolates at the End of the Rainbow

We love chocolate (who doesn't?

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5 Foods to Boost Your Health for the New Year

The New Year is often the time of diets and cutting back on the chocolate and snacks consumed in abundance over the festive period.

Joanna Dobson - author of Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution

Incredible Edible: A Community Growing Revolution

The fame of the Incredible Edible project has been growing with the enterprise receiving recognition from the likes of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on his programme celebrating British fruit, 'To The Core'.

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Enjoy an Eco Christmas Dinner

Food is an area where we can take lots of steps to reduce our Christmas carbon footprint.

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DNA from Horses Found in Supermarket Burgers

Burgers on sale in 5 different supermarkets across the UK and Ireland have been tested and found to contain horse meat.

New Year Fireworks

Resolutions for a Green New Year

With Christmas over and a new year begun, many people's attention has passed to what their New Year's Resolution should be.

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Shropshire Hairdresser Is A Rare Breed

A hairdresser from Shropshire has put down his scissors and comb and picked up a bucket and shovel.

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Pigging Out!

Before Christmas I started having fond memories of raising our own two pigs for meat around 5 years ago.

Bake With Compassion Cake Sale Was A Roaring Success!

The efforts to bake yummy cakes and encourage my work colleagues to join in, crack open some free range eggs and do some free range baking with compassion themselves were a success in the end.

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Asda Announce Low Carbon Range Of Beef

Supermarket chain Asda have announced the launch of a new range of low carbon beef as part of their latest efforts to reduce their store's environmental impact and increase their green credentials.

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Busy Baking With Compassion

I have to say I'm glad it wasn't has hot in my kitchen as it has been all week, otherwise I may have found it a little harder to bake with compassion this afternoon!

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Compassion In World Farming Encourage Home Cooks To Bake With Compassion

Animal welfare organisation Compassion in World Farming have organised the Bake With Compassion week to promote baking with free range eggs and help campaign against caged and battery production.