Autumn means apples and orchards to Richard Lutz.
The benefits of short food chains and local produce were the focus of an event on Wednesday 3 July organised by Coventry University’s Centre for Agroecology and Food Security
Government plans revealed today for the introduction of a National Pollinator Strategy to tackle the rapid decline of Britain’s bees and other pollinating insects have been given a cautious welcome by Friends of the Earth.
The UK’s largest Bee Summit aimed at tackling the causes of bee decline, will take place in London next Friday (28 June 2013), Friends of the Earth revealed today.
Anna Rose writes a timely reminder of a tasty product that requires fewer delivery miles to arrive on our menus.
Bees in Balsall Heath received a welcome boost last Saturday with a new bee garden opened by local MP Roger Godsiff.
Anna Rose brings news of National Vegetarian Week and some thoughts on how easy it is to explore epicurian serendipity.
New research by the University of Reading shows that the West Midlands Long-Horned Bee is holding on to its northernmost stronghold and is restricted to just a few small areas.
Yesterday’s decision to introduce EU-wide restrictions on neonicotinoid insecticides linked to bee decline is a significant victory for bees and common sense, said Friends of the Earth.
The Government must take urgent action to protect declining bee populations by supporting European Commission proposals next Monday
As the demand for meat rises inexorably, Anna Rose explains why this doesn’t have to be the case.
Restoring and joining up habitat will prevent threatened butterflies and moths in the Midlands from becoming extinct in the future, a groundbreaking report today revealed.
Ash dieback disease has been identified in Norfolk. The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is appealing for help spotting the spread of the infection.
Ethical businesses from across the West Midlands will be providing food for thought at a seminar in Birmingham next month.
Bee numbers in Britain have fallen dramatically in recent years and Birmingham Friends of the Earth intend to save them; with a little help from a few very funny people.
Moseley Farmers’ Market on the outskirts of Birmingham has been named the 2012 UK Farmers’ Market of the Year
Compassion in World Farming handed out some awards for helping to make the food we eat better in so many ways.
Local volunteers took to the streets of Sutton Coldfield to raise money for Compassion in World Farming
In light of a recent comment, Steve Beauchampé wonders if the Prime Minister has double standards
The Wildlife Trust is deeply concerned by the Government’s decision to pursue yet more trials of