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Food Charities Stretched to Their Limits by the Pandemic

Globally, people have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic in a multitude of ways. One of the effects of the pandemic has been that more people are struggling to put food on the table. Despite the UK being one of the richest countries in the world, Sustain UK, a charity providing accommodation for vulnerable adults, estimates that …

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Growing Food a Lot Closer to Home

Over the past year, we have all had to think about where our food is coming from. The stark reality of empty supermarket shelves was an impactful sight, reminding us that all our food doesn’t magically appear on the shelves for us to purchase and take home. In the UK, we import 45% of our food. …

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3 Ways to Save the World (Without Needing Superpowers!)

Superheroes are more popular than ever! Marvel and DC have been extraordinarily successful in capturing the imagination of millions of people all over the world, as their heroes conquer baddies from across the universe. But in reality, some of the biggest threats to our existence on this planet are not aliens, or mega-rich sociopaths, but …

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The Dawn of the Zero-Waste Age

We all want to do our bit in the fight to preserve our planet. There are more eco-friendly options than ever before, as businesses that offer eco-friendly solutions to daily struggles are thriving. Sustainability is a buzzword that is thrown around every day, but how many of us can truly say that our lifestyles are …

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Why Small, Local Growers could put Big Growers out of Business

Many of us have the luxury of going to a supermarket or grocery store, picking our groceries off the shelves, and placing them in our basket, without a second thought about the journey they have been on to arrive here. It is only when those shelves start to look a little bare, as many did …

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How Clean is Your Food?

On an almost weekly basis, news stories from around the world warn us that food we may have bought recently in our local supermarket is unsafe for human consumption. Usually this is because the food has been found to have been contaminated by bacteria, often E. coli. It is almost unbelievable that in 2020 we …

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