Thanksgiving & Landgrabbing

This Thursday, many people in the US will celebrate Thanksgiving, commemorating the English invasion of a country that already belonged to somebody else. Tradition has it that in the 17th century, invaders (for dramatic effect, I shall here refer to them as pilgrims) arrived on the continent of America as religious refugees seeking a peaceful life. … Continue reading Thanksgiving & Landgrabbing

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Has the sustainable food movement been trumped?

It is the subject that has been on everybody's jaw-dropped lips this week as the United States of America has announced that their new president-elect is to be Donald Trump. The presidential campaign has been like no other before, causing endless discussions, furrowed brows and brain racking in pubs, offices, cafés and dining rooms the … Continue reading Has the sustainable food movement been trumped?