Issue 309
July/August 2018
The Food Issue

ORDER a PRINT copy for £4.95 plus p&p

ORDER a PDF copy for £4.00

issue cover 309


Eat Well, Eat Wisely

Rethinking food and farming


Conservation on land and sea

Wildflower meadows and whale sharks

Food Features •

Real Bread campaign and NHS food policy

New from the Grassroots •

A round up of environmental news from around the globe

Exhibition Celebrates 35 Years of Campaigning •

Common ground champions the connection between people and place

News from Resurgence •

Update on Resurgence Summer Camp and the Festival of Wellbeing


Making the Case for Going Green

An interview with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on why he is passionate about vegetables

Face of a Hero •

Unsung solitary bees are vital to our ecosystem

Keeping them Sweet

Natural beekeeping

Learn from Nature If We Want to Survive •

From land to sea, we need regenerative action to restore our planet's health

We Must Rethink Our Food Policy •

A new enquiry into food and farming and a call for more joined up thinking

How To Be A Good Forager

The pleasures of gathering wild food


If We Want to Prosper, We Need New Meaning •

A change in our collective thinking is necessary to avert social and environmental collapse


Rich Man, Poor Man, Poor Planet •

The extravagances of the super-rich threaten us all

Charting A Different Course •

A new narrative in voyages of discovery

Poet by the Sea

A short story, illustrated by Rosemary Clunie

Ethical Living

Don't Call Me Cup Cake

How to raise a 'good eater'

Beasts at Bedtime •

Stories for children can encourage environmental awareness

Lost and Found •

Humanity wins out over technology

Earth, Hands, Mouth

The value of wholesome food

Dreams on a Midsummer Night •

Sleeping among the sounds, scents and stillness of high season

And Now, the Late News •

Writing to order…

The Arts

Leaves and Branches, Memories and Emotions •

Welcoming the summer shows of Tacita Dean

Seasonal Lessons From the Land •

Reflecting on a year spent on four British farms

Zen and the Art of Seeing

Photography informed by Buddhist practice

Life's Rich Pattern •

Exploring the work of environmental artist Liz McGowan


Poetry - Uphill After Rain •

Reflecting on the haunting work of Edward Thomas

Deep Spirit - Letters to the Editors

A selection of letters to our editors


Our Vanishingly Pleasant Land

Review of Our Place: Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late?

Beating the System, Metaphorically

Review of The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning

A Morning Wake-Up Call •

Review of Morning: How to Make Time - A Manifesto

Growing Pains •

Review of The Growth Delusion

An Appetite for Connection •

Review of Eat Up! Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want

Shining New Light on Our Future •

Review of Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming and Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet

Web Exclusives

Article - My Week As A Vegan

Trying a week as a vegan as part of the Vegan Society's Plate Up for the Planet Campaign

Article - Organic Farming

Celebrating the trio behind a ground-breaking environmental movement

Article - Why Green Campaigns Need Some Seasoning

Grounding activism in the Earth's Calendar

Article - Environmentalists challenged to go vegan on World Environment Day , , &

Making a real change, right now by joining the Plate Up for the Planet Campaign

The Resurgence Trust is an educational charity that publishes Resurgence & Ecologist magazine, and to promote ecological sustainability, social justice and spiritual values. Read our vision statement

© The Resurgence Trust | Terms & Conditions | Privacy | Registration & Login Help | Sitemap | Contact Us

The Resurgence Trust publishes Resurgence & Ecologist magazine. Registered Charity Number: 1120414