Food

Fix the Food Chain

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The meat and the dairy industry produces more climate-changing emissions than every plane, train and car on the planet. The food chain links factory farms in the UK to the rainforests of South America where huge soy plantations are wiping out wildlife and making climate change worse.

Composting

Three compost bins

Compost bins at Centre for Alternative Technology
Photo: Lyndsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Making your own compost is satisfying and good for the garden as well as the environment. Best of all, compost is free. You can make it without spending a penny.

GM scarecrows at the assembly

AMs laugh at GM scarecrows

Assembly Members supporting the GM-free Wales scarecrows campaign. Photo: Lyndsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

** Campaign update **

Thanks to your efforts the National Assembly for Wales passed a strong law that prevented GM crops from being grown in Wales. The UK Government later abandoned it's attempts to grow GM crops in the UK.

GM-free scarecrows march on the Assembly

23 February 2005

Real Food

Woman at a cheese stall

Cardiff's Real Food Market

Food and farming in the UK faces a stark choice. Do we continue to put profit first? Or adopt practices that safeguard the future of what we eat and those who provide it.

If we let them the Government, biotech industry and supermarkets will decide for us. It's time to put your foot down.

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