Should we pay more for our food?

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Really interesting article addressing this question by Alex Renton – http://www.newsweek.com/2015/01/16/europes-big-fat-food-problem-297029.html

I’m inclined to say yes (but with some reservations for those already in food poverty)… a difficult balance.

Another article on this topic from Compassion in World Farming – here http://www.ciwf.org.uk/news/2015/01/cheap-food-costing-the-earth-f1/?utm_campaign=farmageddon&utm_source=ciwffb&utm_medium=facebook

Food Security in a Shrinking World

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Guest blog by Pete Ritchie on the Scottish Land Action Movement page – http://www.scottishlandactionmovement.org/slam-news/2015/1/23/food-security-in-a-shrinking-world

“In a shrinking world, if our land is not for feeding our people sustainably into the future, then what is it for?”  – access to land for food growing has to get easier, esp. for small communities.

A fair trade label for milk

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A follow up to my post earlier this month about milk being cheaper than water….

Patrick Holden of the Sustainable Food Trusts calls for a ‘fair trade’-esque label for milk. YES PLEASE!

http://sustainablefoodtrust.org/articles/price-milk/?utm_source=SFT+Newsletter&utm_campaign=4000f19c10-Newsletter_07_10_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_bf20bccf24-4000f19c10-105089301