Top news of the week: 17.11.2020.

#foodsystems #BeKind #soil #agroecological #AgricultureAct #AgriBill #TrueCostAccounting #ClimateChange

Future Of Food

On Nov 13, 2020
@oxfamgb shared
"A Look Behind Burberry’s New Planet-Conscious Cashmere Project" @BritishVouge💚We've partnered with The @Burberry Foundation & @PurProjet to help cashmere goat herders in Afghanistan to earn a sustainable income. Find out more 👇🏿👇🏽👇🏻#BeKind https://t.co/GpJd1umDTw
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A Look Behind Burberry’s New Planet-Conscious Cashmere Project

A Look Behind Burberry’s New Planet-Conscious Cashmere Project

A five-year initiative sees the brand collaborating with female labourers and Afghan goat herders

On Nov 12, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
As champions of #agroecological farming, & after years of campaigning, we are pleased to see #soil health central to the #AgricultureAct as a public good alongside priorities such as 🌍climate change 🐦 nature 🌬️clean air 💧clean water 🐄animal welfare https://t.co/9wmpRrHcLi
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Agriculture Bill gains Royal Assent as farmers prepare for 'new era'

Agriculture Bill gains Royal Assent as farmers prepare for 'new era'

The Agriculture Bill has been given Royal Assent following its first introduction three years ago, a milestone which industry leaders say represents a 'new era'

On Nov 13, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
Excellent blog post by @UKSustain's @vickihird reflecting on their significant contributions to the UK #AgriBill and outlining the work still needed to be done. A huge congratulations to Vicki and the team on their achievements and all their hard work. https://t.co/1XAMaI8mY3
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We have an Agriculture Act – but let’s not relax now

We have an Agriculture Act – but let’s not relax now

Head of Sustainable Farming Vicki Hird reflects on several years of hard work to win a better approach to UK farm policy, but warns that the hard work now begins.

On Nov 12, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
'It is time for a huge rethink of our entire food system' agues Phil Haughton of @BetterFoodCo, in his recent interview with @triodosuk. Touching on the topics of food justice, ethical farming, and true cost accounting, this article is well worth a read: https://t.co/JiicDI362t
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Colour of Money interview: Phil Haughton from Better Food

Colour of Money interview: Phil Haughton from Better Food

We interview the owner and founder of Bristol-based independent retailer and café

On Nov 10, 2020
@grist shared
Oliver Zahn once pondered the nature of the cosmos. Now he's using machine learning to build plant-based proteins that taste just like meat and cheese. https://t.co/fiUw1elFa2
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How one man’s philosophy of data and food science could help save the planet

How one man’s philosophy of data and food science could help save the planet

Oliver Zahn once pondered the nature of the cosmos. Now he’s using machine learning to build plant-based proteins that taste just like meat — and cheese.

On Nov 12, 2020
@FarmingFutures shared
RT @TheVI_Tweets: Our 25 VI Champions are held in high esteem in the agri and water industries for advocating forward thinking practices with an excellent knowledge of the problems affecting UK farming and water. Take a look at who they are here: https://t.co/CIquykmkaN https://t.co/SkfO9aSZw7
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VI Champions – a resource for the Ag and Water industry

VI Champions – a resource for the Ag and Water industry

The Voluntary Initiative (VI) has recruited a team of experienced and passionate growers and adviser...

On Nov 12, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
RT @futureoffoodorg: "Yield per hectare is the only metric commonly used to measure #foodsystems. But what about the billion people employed and the value of that sustainable employment? What about the climate costs?" -- @PavanSukhdev Discover #TrueCostAccounting @GreenBiz: https://t.co/ckr7LPDKRB https://t.co/CTHhaELcGn
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What the limits of traditional accounting mean for the future of food

What the limits of traditional accounting mean for the future of food

True-cost accounting aims to make visible the full costs of food by identifying, measuring and valuing the positive and negative externalities of food and ag systems

On Nov 12, 2020
@FarmingFutures shared
@CFEonline Virtual Workshop - Sustainable Grazing Strategies 16th Nov 7-8pm https://t.co/wjbH1DAgcj
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CFE Virtual Workshop - Sustainable Grazing Strategies

CFE Virtual Workshop - Sustainable Grazing Strategies

Monday 16 November 2020. 7-8pm. A webinar focusing on grazing strategies which deliver more from less, for the farm business and the environment.