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Future Of Food

On Nov 5, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
RT @FarmingUK: MPs have again rejected a crucial Ag Bill amendment seeking to protect UK food & farming standards.. 👎 #brexit #farminguk https://t.co/fI8LPZiPjn
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MPs vote down crucial food standards amendment

MPs vote down crucial food standards amendment

MPs have voted again to reject enshrining UK food standards into law in the Agriculture Bill, a move which risks farmers being undercut in future trade deals

On Nov 6, 2020
@the_ecologist shared
The UK Government has rejected an amendment backed by the House of Lords on post-Brexit food standards. MPs backed a compromise, but campaigners say it is too weak. https://t.co/0rLXdjp3bA
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Government compromise on post-Brexit food standards

Government compromise on post-Brexit food standards

The UK Government has rejected an amendment backed by the House of Lords on post-Brexit food standards. MPs backed a compromise, but campaigners say it is too weak.

On Nov 7, 2020
@UNEP shared
RT @JoyceMsuya: Everyone everywhere should have enough good-quality food to lead a healthy life. Ahead of the 2021 #FoodSystems Summit, online dialogues are getting underway. For more information, see https://t.co/NjZxit9rh9 https://t.co/BYcOb6Ko8v
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Food Systems Summit Dialogues

Food Systems Summit Dialogues

Food Systems Summit Dialogues are critical to the Food Systems Summit process. Start a Summit Dialogue Everyone is invited to organize or participate in a Food Systems Summit …

On Nov 6, 2020
@bioneers shared
Congrats to @soulfirefarm! Don't miss their co-ED Leah Penniman speaking at #Bioneers2020 coming up in early December: https://t.co/YrbgJTHlzb https://t.co/6KXmRlkabi
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Leah Penniman – Farming While Black: Uprooting Racism and Seeding Sovereignty

Leah Penniman – Farming While Black: Uprooting Racism and Seeding Sovereignty

Our most cherished sustainable farming practices, from organic agriculture to the farm cooperative, have roots in African wisdom, but discrimination and violence against African-American ...

On Nov 4, 2020
@farmsnotfactory shared
RT @nina_pullman: Ag Bill debate happens today, deciding the legality of selling low welfare/quality food in UK under new trade deal, including w/ US. 1,000s farmers, campaigners and citizens all adding their voice, here's hoping they won't be ignored again. Story here: https://t.co/scLuz13OLp
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Saving food standards becomes scary prospect

Saving food standards becomes scary prospect

Campaigners spelt out SOS for ‘Save our Standards’ in pumpkins in a last ditch attempt to persuade MPs ahead of crunch Agriculture Bill vote on protecting British food standards under trade ...

On Nov 4, 2020
@farmsnotfactory shared
RT @vickihird: A thousand farmers have written an open letter to MPs, calling on them to back a food and farming standards amendment in the #AgricultureBill @UKSustain #SaveOurStandards https://t.co/v2DAL6lG40
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Farmers call on MPs to support food and farming standards in the Ag Bill

Farmers call on MPs to support food and farming standards in the Ag Bill

Close to a thousand farmers have added their names to an open letter to MPs, calling on them to accept a food and farming standards amendment in the Agriculture Bill.

On Nov 6, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
For more information about this, please follow the link 👉https://t.co/uJNLGCyuLh
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Does climate change mean I need to stop eating meat?

Does climate change mean I need to stop eating meat?

So, if you eat meat, incorporate more plant proteins into your diet, alongside: organic red meat (look for UK-grown grass-fed meat where possible) and higher welfare pork and …

On Nov 6, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
To help farmers adapt to the changing climate, a project funded by @trocaire @CAFOD & @CatholicRelief is establishing #AgroEcology learning centres & solar-powered wells. 🌳👩‍🌾 Learn more via @ncronline 👉 https://t.co/C7jiajFl5F
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In Africa, farmers learn new methods for facing drought, floods

In Africa, farmers learn new methods for facing drought, floods

In the sweltering mid-October heat of Matobo, one of Zimbabwe's hottest and driest districts, Spiwe Moyo tended her ripening tomato crop. Nearby, underneath a baobab tree, a few emaciated ...