Recently, my parents came to stay. It was observed that I spend a lot of time on the computer.
“What are you doing?” they asked, because it must appear I am doing nothing. “Reading,” I answered.
Which led me to think I could capitalize on my pastime or, at least, I should so as to be able to justify it.
Thus here begins a new series of posts on this blog, “new” for all 21 of you regular followers who will notice the difference. As a point of pride it must be said that not all 21 are related to me.
The object is to share a bit of what I read, since most of it is about food. Here goes… (Mom, click on the underlined bit to get to the link.)
Farmers on the weather – Farmers Weekly
The cost of food is rarely reflected accurately. Enter the UK milk crisis – Farmers Weekly & The Shropshire Star
EU Farmers join the milk protest – Food Ingredients First
Small dairy farms in the UK – Farmers Weekly
GM food protest – This is South Devon
Discussion of the UK’s Green Food Project – Food Navigator & The Guardian
Local food is good – NY Times
Local food is bad – Grist
Funding for agricultural research and who gets it – Public Services Europe
Challenging the supermarkets – The Guardian
Rising temperatures, rising waters, rising food costs. So who should regulate consumption? – Food Ingredients First
View on who should regulate and why – Food Navigator
The economics of consumption – Financial Times
Marion Nestle on Big Food – Public Library of Science
Big Organics – NY Times
Water Matters – Business Green
Children’s Food News
Children going hungry in UK schools and we’re not talking about 1906 – The Guardian
Well done Southwark council on extended free school meal eligibility – Southwark Council
School Meals, Take 2 – The Independent
A search for the English Martha and the real thing – The Independent & Neverseconds