One of your 10-a-day: the root of our veg problem

New research suggests that we should be upping our veg intake from 5 to 10 portions a day. But is it all about quantity, or should we be looking closer at the quality of our veg? In the news recently, it has been announced that rather than the recommended daily fruit and veg intake of 5 … Continue reading One of your 10-a-day: the root of our veg problem

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Jules Pretty on Sustainable Agriculture

In recent years, there has been a calling for a more sustainable form of agriculture which will successfully feed a growing population whilst reducing the negative impacts on the environment. One such advocate is Jules Pretty, a multidisciplinary academic and author. This paper will look at Pretty’s contribution to the understanding of sustainable agriculture, drawing … Continue reading Jules Pretty on Sustainable Agriculture