Regenerative agriculture

Regenerative agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is an ideology and farming practice based on many years of scientific research and agroecological farming practices such as organic, biodynamic and permaculture. Regenerative agriculture works in harmony with nature, valuing wildlife and ecology. It increases biodiversity, builds and enlivens soils, protects the land from erosion and improves our ecosystems. It also aims […]

Waste Not… Chocolate

Waste Not Chocolate

Over the last ten years all my work in food, writing, cooking and teaching has had a clear environmental focus. This passion for climate-friendly cuisine began as a teenager, when I lived and worked on a variety of intensive and agroecological farms. It then became my core focus in 2011 when I created my first […]

Biodiversity

Biodiversity

“Biodiversity” The variety of life (from a single-celled organism or plant to a mammal) within a defined location or system, from the whole world to a chosen area of study. E.g. Your gut microbiome is made up of a biodiversity of yeast, bacteria and other critters as is the soil. A particular habitat like a […]

Waste Not… Potato Peelings

Waste Not Potato Peelings

It’s not surprising that the many people are up in arms about how much food we waste, and potatoes are part of the problem: about half of all potatoes bought by UK households are thrown away. That’s nearly 6m spuds a day, at a yearly cost of £230m. My mum always made the best chips: […]