Inspired water butt cleaner – can my dog drink from my water butt?
Post-harvest – what is used to clean fruit and vegetables before they reach the shops?
We were approached by John with a question about Inspired Water Butt Cleaner. “I use Inspired Water Butt cleaner (manufactured by McKLords Ltd), but have now bought a dog. Do you know if it is safe for a dog to drink?” John’s concerns lie with the chemicals that are contained in a product designed to […]
Organic farming – can post-harvest fruit and veg be cleaned without chemicals?
You are in the business of growing, harvesting and even packaging fresh produce; but are you using the safest product on the market, to clean fruit and vegetables? Do you know what different methods are available? Consumers are demanding organic alternatives to traditionally farmed produce and the natural progression for every fresh food producer should […]
Recycling at home, can I do more? – 11 things you might not know
Sales of organic food in the UK grew 5.3% in 2018 to £2.33bn, boosted by consumer interest in free-from options and healthy eating, according to a report by certification body the Soil Association. The natural progression for every fresh food producer should be to rid their crops of harmful chemicals to meet with these demands, […]
What is sustainable agriculture and why is it important?
Recycling is a hot topic; it gets taught in schools and community groups (UK), it has been rolled out to shopping centres and public spaces and recycling centres are popping up all over the country to encourage more people to recycle home, school and business waste. On the surface, separating waste seems like a relatively […]
Sustainable agriculture; “That’s farming that doesn’t have a negative effect on the environment and farm animal’s right? “What has that got to do with me?” Many of you might think that the way in which a farmer grows and treats his for crops for disease, or rears his animals, has no direct relevance on you or your […]