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Food to sustain us

Biodiversity Biodiversity as a theme has gained much wider currency in recent years, being the new buzz-word for those interested in protecting our environment. Farmers can tap into this movement through the REPS scheme which encourages and rewards them for helping to increase the natural biodiversity on their land, for instance by replanting hedgerows with ...

Food Security-by Frank Bouchier, ISSA Garden Manager (1999)

An old farmer came in to collect his seeds. While I was there he bought some other packets of seed, hardy things like kale and cabbage and swedes, crops that do well in this climate. Seeing the volume of seeds I asked him if he was a keen gardener, "Not really", he said, " I ...

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