Farmers are an ageing breed and we need radical action now to make farming sustainable for the future. That was the message I took away from a great event in Dumfries this week, run by Nourish Scotland around the Scottish Government’s consultation on the future of farming. Continue reading
“Food is inherently political – it’s the one thing that unites us all.” Those were the words of the fabulous Mags Hall, one of the founders of Common Good Food and a stalwart of the Fife Diet on Wednesday night. I chaired a discussion event that we put on in Common Weal Edinburgh North and Leith to talk about food and its connections to politics and the ideas of the Common Weal. It was a fascinating evening, with much food for thought.