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29Nov 19

BBC Wildly Unbalanced on UK Farmers and Climate Change

“Completely misleading… A huge disservice to British farming.” After watching the BBC’s documentary, ‘Meat: A Threat To Our Planet?’ this week, that’s probably the only quote that I can safely print from the countless farmers I have subsequently spoken to in my role as a beef farmer and Executive Director of A Greener World UK. And what a disservice it was. After years of one-sided criticisms of UK farming in the UK media, the BBC’s programme represents yet another body…

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30Oct 19
DON’T THROW UK FARMING UNDER A BUS

DON’T THROW UK FARMING UNDER A BUS

Fears are growing that UK food safeguards could be ‘traded away’ as part of a much-prized post-Brexit U.S. trade deal with Donald Trump, exposing consumers to imported chlorine-washed chicken, hormone-raised beef, battery cage eggs and GM crops—and threatening the livelihood of thousands of UK farming families. A recent report in The Independent warns that Boris Johnson is planning a “quickfire US trade deal after Brexit that would slash UK food standards by stripping out protections imposed by Parliament earlier this…

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24Oct 19

Non-GMO Label Comparison Chart

There are many reasons why you might want to avoid genetically modified organisms, more commonly known as “GMOs.” Most consumers have concerns about health. Other questions one might ask in the face of this new technology: What do GMOs do to our ecosystems, the independence of our farmers, and the rights of consumers to decide what to put in their bodies? If you’re interested in avoiding GMOs, understanding the different non-gmo claims is important to know what they mean–and don’t…

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25Sep 19
Batch End Farm – Somerset, UK

Batch End Farm – Somerset, UK

Mat and Jessica Boley raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) and Certified Grassfed by AGW dairy cattle on pasture at Batch End Farm, in Somerset, United Kingdom. The farm has been running their herd in a low-stress environment and outdoors on pasture for over 15 years. The farming practices at Batch End Farm are not only better for the animals, but also for the wider environment. The cows are rotationally managed, grazing one section of pasture before being…

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24Sep 19
Horton House Farm – Wiltshire, UK

Horton House Farm – Wiltshire, UK

Jonny and Rachael Rider raise Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) and Certified Grassfed by AGW dairy cattle on 1,100-acres of pasture at Horton House Farm, in Wiltshire, United Kingdom. Jonny and Rachael are the third-generation to be farming their piece of land, hailing from a pioneering farm family that’s been grazing their cattle for many decades. They’re helped on the farm by their four children, and fourth-generation farmers: Molly, 16, Arthur, 15, Tom, 13, and Rosie,…

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