Organic farming – can post-harvest fruit and veg be cleaned without chemicals?
Food waste-7 ideas to reduce waste, save money and help the environment
As a fruit and vegetable producer, you will be aware of the rise in popularity in organic foods; fruit, vegetables, snacks, even pet food and textiles – why is this? Why are consumers demanding organic alternatives to traditionally farmed produce? There are several reasons for the rise in organic sales: Organic fruit and vegetables are […]
Soil solarisation – can I sterilise my garden soil without using Jeyes Fluid
As a Mum and a regular frequenter of the supermarkets, I understand that ‘getting the messages’ (going for the weekly food shop) can be a time consuming and sometimes costly chore. Knowing what is already in the house, what is in the freezer, remembering who eats what, not to mention the meal ideas – it’s […]
What is sustainable agriculture and why is it important?
Martin in a keen gardener; he is passionate about growing his own fruit and vegetables for himself and his family. Growing fruit and vegetables organically is a priority so when it comes to crop rotation and planting new seedlings Martin has a major concern. “How can I get rid of bacteria in my soil without […]
Is Dettol disinfectant spray safe for children?
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 […]
Carol is a single, very busy mum with 3 kids; she loves to work hard to pay her bills and provide everything she can for her beautiful children. Her time is managed to the hour and everything has to run like clockwork in order for their lives to run smoothly and keep everyone happy. When […]