Category: Food

October 30, 2018October 30, 2018
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Support Good Farmers

There are farming practices that are better for the environment we live in and the food we consume, such as organic farming, permaculture farms and farms focusing on agro-ecology. These are not the only farmers who are doing a good deed. There are various farming practices which can be implemented to the benefit of the...

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....

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...

What’s in season – August
August 8, 2018September 28, 2018
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What’s in season – August

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...

Will GMO 2.0 come to Europe via the back door?
July 23, 2018July 25, 2018
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Will GMO 2.0 come to Europe via the back door?

For more than 20 years, civil society, farmers, politicians and the food sector have successfully fought for GMO-free fields and the right to choose food without GM ingredients in Europe. But this could be about to change. On July 25, the EU’s top court will rule whether new genetically modified (GM) seeds and foods – so-called...