Category: CAP

October 30, 2018October 30, 2018
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The Common Agricultural Policy

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is a European Union (EU) policy dedicated to agriculture and rural development. It was implemented in 1962 and was the first budgetary item of the EU. At that time, it aimed at developing agricultural production to feed the European people after the end of the Second World War, a goal...

Farmers, consumers and activists come together across Europe to call for urgent change of food and farming
October 25, 2018October 25, 2018
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Farmers, consumers and activists come together across Europe to call for urgent change of food and farming

Join us to push for good food & good farming at Ta’Qali farmers’ market on the 27th of October This October Friends of the Earth Malta with our partners all over Europe, invite people to raise their voices to ensure that policies support farmers, the environment and climate-friendly agriculture that is tied into local economies...

Eat better – one step at a time
October 7, 2018October 11, 2018
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Eat better – one step at a time

For a better planet and a healthier you! Our diets have changed considerably in the past 50 years. Demand for meat and processed foods has increased enormously whilst at the same time wasting far more food all along the food chain. It is calculated that worldwide, about a third of the food we produce for...

What’s in season – October
October 7, 2018October 17, 2018
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What’s in season – October

Every month we feature a fruit or vegetable that is in season, along with a fun fact or recipe idea. We are currently working on a project, Citizen’s CAP, highlighting the importance of citizen involvement in agricultural policy to ensure healthy food and protection of our agricultural land. In a way, this is a continuation...

What’s in season – September
September 5, 2018September 28, 2018
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What’s in season – September

Every month we feature a fruit or vegetable that is in season, along with a fun fact or recipe idea. We are currently working on a project, Citizen’s CAP, highlighting the importance of citizen involvement in agricultural policy to ensure healthy food and protection of our agricultural land. In a way, this is a continuation...

It’s beautiful to spend your day in nature, I feel very lucky
September 5, 2018July 11, 2019
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It’s beautiful to spend your day in nature, I feel very lucky

Interview with Emanuela de Giorgio founder of The Veg Box at Villa Bologna As you stroll through your local supermarket during your weekly shop do you ever stop to consider where the produce comes from? You are faced with a plethora of different potato options, for example, which come from various corners of the world....

Farm to Kitchen
September 5, 2018March 4, 2019
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Farm to Kitchen

 Visit and Harvest at the Veg Box So you think you know where your food comes from? Have you ever thought of the impact of EU policy on the food you eat? Our new project by the name of ‘Citizen’s CAP’ is aimed at making you more aware of the most important EU policies concerning...

Farm Visit
September 5, 2018September 28, 2018
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Farm Visit

Vineyards and Organic Farming at Vincent’s Eco Farm Our second event for our new project is here, this time about Wine Making! Citizen’s CAP is all about making you more aware and engaged in the EU’s food policy. Please don’t look away yet if you read the word policy, we promise to make it is...

Agriculture in Malta
August 29, 2018September 28, 2018
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Agriculture in Malta

As part of the Citizen’s Cap Project, we are releasing a series of infographics on different aspects of agriculture in Malta. This infographic gives a general overview of what agriculture currently looks like locally. If you want to know more, check out our AgroKatina Report.  Illustrations of fruit and vegetables by Nadine Noko. This project...