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Vertical Farming’s Place in the Future of Sustainable Food Production

We are all aware of the need to live more sustainably, especially with our growing population. We need to find ways to feed ourselves that have a smaller impact on the environment, and vertical farming is touted by many as being a way to produce more food more sustainably. However, there are still lots of …

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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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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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