The Food Issue

Issue 309 • July/August 2018

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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

News 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

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

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