Above: Top work from illustrator Skagbag. Check out his Instagram for more. Saoirse McHugh argues the Irish government is allowing us to freewheel off a dangerous slope of heart disease and climate destruction. Here she takes a look at how the Irish Farmers Organisation has us by the cajoles and how we are falling behind on our environmental commitments. The climate change performance index published its findings last November. Ireland … Read More
Rashers Tierney talks to Seamus Bradley about a novel model of food supply that cuts out the big box retailers and puts a group of people and a local farmer into a mutually beneficial relationship.
Friends of the Earth just published a new report looking into who the real winners will be from the TTIP deal. So what’s the conclusion? “The controversial trade deal being negotiated between the EU and the US could spell disaster for European farming, finds a new report from Friends of the Earth Europe. The report ‘Trading away EU farmers’ reviews modelling studies carried out in the EU and US on … Read More