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09Jun 20

What Price British Farming?

The future of thousands of British farming families – and our hard-won environmental and animal welfare standards – is up for sale to the highest bidder. And the going price? A successful free-trade deal with the Trump administration. The Agriculture Bill currently being rushed with indecent haste through Parliament before the summer recess does not set any animal welfare or environment rules into law on imports to UK after Brexit. With the recent failure of MPs to support a key…

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21May 20
Get Social Blog Post

Get Social

  An online presence is now a necessity for most farming and food businesses. But it’s not just about having a website: Social media is a vital part of any communications and marketing strategy—particularly for those who sell directly to the public. Why social media? A basic website will allow customers to easily find you online, but it has its limitations. Customers can visit your website, look at it and leave—and subsequently forget all about you. And unless you spend…

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05Apr 20
Edible Empowerment: How To Boost Your Health With High Quality Food From Independent Farmers Blog Post

Edible Empowerment: How to Boost Your Health with High Quality Food from Independent Farmers

By Culinary Nutritionist, Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN   As a chef, nutritionist and author of What the Fork Are You Eating, I am always looking for edible solutions—everyday, and when in crisis. Whether it’s my personal health, that of my family, my clients’ or an unprecedented global pandemic like COVID-19, food is medicine! The stakes couldn’t be higher right now for our personal health as well as the wellbeing of our farmers. What and how we choose to eat…

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01Apr 20
COVID-19 Will Be Tough On Farms. Here Are A Few Ways You Can Help. Blog Post

COVID-19 will be tough on farms. Here are a few ways you can help.

As COVID-19 deepens its impact, A Greener World is working to protect our staff and communities (see more about our response here), but farmers are going to need support from all of us. Now is the time to be rallying around our independent farmers. As a result of this epidemic, countless farmers who supply the restaurant and hospitality sectors have seen orders cancelled almost overnight. This is an area that causes us grave concern, as most of our certified farmers…

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30Mar 20
COVID-19 Has Farmers Hanging In The Balance: How Your Online Order Can Help. Blog Post

COVID-19 Has Farmers Hanging in the Balance: How Your Online Order Can Help

Need to stock up on food but avoiding the supermarket? Concerned about how our food supply will weather this crisis? We can help you with both. The spread of COVID-19 is having unprecedented effects on our lives and our economy. It has driven many shoppers to the supermarkets and large online retailers to stock up on food and supplies. This is impacting markets for independent, family-owned farms when they need our support most. With the closure of restaurants across the…

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