Your patio, balcony, rooftop, front stoop, boulevard, windowsill, planter box, or fire escape is a potential fresh food garden waiting to happen. In Grow Great Grub, Gayla Trail, the founder of the leading online gardening community (YouGrowGirl.com), shows you how to grow your own delicious, affordable, organic edibles virtually anywhere.
Although proper disposal is still an issue, the country has done well to direct more food waste into their anaerobic digestion plants to convert it into electricity and heat. Currently, there are three of these plants in Wales with more on the way in the hope of increasing accessibility to clean power.
Emyr Jones president of the Farmers’ Union of Wales has called on the UK government to correct issues with supply chain imbalances affecting milk prices and the long-term viability of the industry. The Farmers’ Union of Wales has called for an expansion of the Groceries Adjudicator’s power to cover all dairy producers.
Going organic is the latest trend when it comes to food, and plenty of us have jumped at the chance to have more healthy eating options. Clothing has jumped on the organic bandwagon in recent months too, but aside from these two areas it’s hard to see where else you can go from chemical to natural without having to spend hours researching organic products and then a fortune buying them. But it is possible to make your whole life organic without breaking the bank or giving up the little luxuries you love, and with the help of Live organic it’s easier then ever to go natural.From organic cleaning solutions to chemical-free clothing, and from natural foods to fantastic organic flowers, “Live Organic” has every aspect of organic living covered. Whether you’re searching for the perfect organic food supplier, or looking to swap your chemical-packed cleanser with something all-natural, expert author Lynn Huggins Cooper can help you turn your lifestyle from chemical nightmare to organic dream. Simply brilliant.
This book, the latest innovative Haynes Manual, will provide a complete and easy-to-understand reference for the growing band of people wishing to keep their own chickens for both food and pleasure. Pitched at the novice but also containing plenty to interest the experienced chicken-keeper, the book will contain no-nonsense advice, tips, facts and step-by step sequences, as well as plenty of relevant photographs and diagrams. As more people keep chickens nowadays than at any time since the Second World War, this book is a timely addition to the Haynes range.
If you think you are in charge of your chickens, prepare for a change in the pecking order. From Fowl Play to Hen-tertainment, in this hilarious collection by Diane Parker the chickens show us who are really in charge, and what they’re really plotting inside their coops!
Thousands of food and drink companies from all over the World will be showing off their produce at the prestigious Food and Hotel China 2012 exhibition in Shanghai during 14-16th Nov, and joining them will be a range of food and drink producers from Wales. China is the world’s second largest economy and importer, and by 2014 it will be the world’s largest grocery retail market and so the show will help Welsh producers identify new opportunities and further develop existing trade in this region.
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!
Pembrokeshire County Show is the largest agricultural county show in Wales – three days of great entertainment are planned for the Show this year. New attractions, improved activity zones, the return of the Fairground, numerous classes for livestock and horses and a host of trade stands to entice you.
The main annual agricultural event in North Wales features competitive classes for shire/light horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, fur and feather, horticulture, cookery and crafts, along with over 300 various trade stands.