Rachel Jesson exploits some unsavoury truths about food production and, in the process, helps empower us towards better nourishment of health and physical performance. There are two main types of farming made available to us: the large commercial or intensive factory farms that normally concentrate on a single crop or animal on a very large […]

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I dedicate this issue to our much-loved and respected herbal pioneer, Margaret Roberts, who passed away on Saturday 4 March at the age of 79. Her passion for plants is reflected in the diverse range of culinary, aromatic and medicinal herbs she cultivated and shared with people both locally and internationally. I visited Margaret every […]

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From the Organic Consumers Association Organic foods are produced without the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Organic foods are safe and pure. Organic farming prohibits the use of toxic pesticides, antibiotics, growth hormones, nano-particles and climate-destabilising chemical fertilizers. Organic foods and farming are environmentally friendly. Organic farms use far less fossil fuel and can […]

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