Congratulations to Treberfedd organic farm, near Cardigan Bay in Ceredigion, West Wales for winning the highly prized Soil Association Best Organic Places to Stay Award!
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A market situation report this week from the EU Commission in Brussels has concluded that supermarkets are failing to pass on recent falls in dairy product prices to their customers and therefore delaying possible recovery in the dairy sector. According to their report “The pronounced fall in the prices of milk and dairy commodities since […]
Wales needs more native trees! Coed Cadw (the Woodland Trust) have set up an e-Petition on the National Assembly website. They welcome the Forestry Commission Wales target to create 1,500 hectares of new woodland over the next three years and call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government and the Forestry […]
A new government scheme will provide payments for households who contribute electricity to the National Grid, and will be paid for how much they produce. The new scheme is designed to encourage communities to generate wind, water and solar power.
Triodos bank has set up a new lending initiative to help farmers overcome the costs associated with converting to organic cereal production. The bank specialises in ‘ethical lending’, and has set aside five million pounds for conventional cereal farmers converting to organic production. It will lend at 1% over the Bank of England base rate, […]
Council recycling schemes for household food waste in Wales will benefit from a new grant package of £14million, announced by the Welsh Assembly. Thirteen local councils will be awarded between £714,000 and £3.137million over the next two years to help meet recycling targets. Schemes will collect household and kitchen food waste and turn it into […]
Al Gore and the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to disseminate knowledge about man-made climate change. Former US vice-president Al Gore won two Oscars for his film “An Inconvenient Truth”, a hard-hitting documentary that highlights the potential impact of global warming. All secondary […]
A report commissioned by UK TV Food has named Ceredigion as the top place for quality food in the UK, with Powys second and Monmouthshire fifth. The judging panel, which included TV Chef Gary Rhodes, evaluated every region in the UK to find out who made the best use of their local ingredients. Ceredigion’s high […]
The Food Standards Agency has revealed that carrots are the number one veg choice for Christmas lunch in Britain, knocking Brussel sprouts into second place. The FSA surveyed 2000 consumers and found that 76% said that tucking into a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings was one of their favourite parts of Christmas. 23% […]
Many Welsh organic food producers were honoured at a prestigious annual awards ceremony in Cardiff on 24th November. Caws Cenarth Cheese scooped top prizes in the Farm Producer of the Year category as well as Best Organic Product, while Bacheldre Mill won the True Taste Innovation in Packaging award for their flour. Other winners in […]