Category: Food and Agriculture

What’s in Season – April
March 5, 2019April 6, 2019
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What’s in Season – April

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...

March 4, 2019March 4, 2019
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Conversations with Maltese Farmers

Anna & Paul Zahra Anna and Paul Zahra are both full-time farmers. Their fields are located in the valley of Wied id-Dis, in Ħal Għargħur. Paul’s family were also farmers and since he grew up in this environment, it was inevitable that he himself would become a farmer too. He has invested a lot into...

Conversations with Maltese Farmers
February 6, 2019February 6, 2019
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Conversations with Maltese Farmers

Paul Portelli Paul is a local farmer working in the limits of Rabat. He has been farming from a very young age since when he used to help out his father in the fields. At the age of 18 he went off to work in the hotel industry but ultimately returned to his true passion...

What’s in Season – February
February 6, 2019February 6, 2019
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What’s in Season – February

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...

Conversations with Maltese Farmers
January 9, 2019January 9, 2019
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Conversations with Maltese Farmers

Louis Cini Louis is a local farmer working in Mellieħa. He has been farming organically for quite a number of years, cultivating over 10,000m2 on his own & working pretty much 7 days a week. Over the last year, he has found help and support from Samwel, a young anthropology student who wanted to learn...

What’s in Season – January
January 9, 2019February 6, 2019
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What’s in Season – January

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 – December
December 3, 2018December 3, 2018
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What’s in Season – December

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 – November
November 1, 2018November 3, 2018
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What’s in Season – November

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...

The EU Protein Plan: a chance to close the loop and have more localised food production?
November 1, 2018April 4, 2019
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The EU Protein Plan: a chance to close the loop and have more localised food production?

Plant proteins are an important part of human and animal nutrition, but recently soybeans and other important sources of plant proteins have found their place at the centre of discussion in Brussels.  With two European parliament reports and 14 Member States signing the ‘European Soya Declaration’, why is the EU suddenly talking about soybeans and...

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...