Category: Blog

‘What do you want your generation to be remembered for?’
April 5, 2019April 5, 2019
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‘What do you want your generation to be remembered for?’

  Interview with Perit Tara Cassar It is quite impossible to escape the odd towers popping up all over Malta, they are beginning to populate every town and village on the Maltese islands. These concrete blocks stick out in the middle of a row of two-storey homes, or sit side-by-side to an undeveloped field. They...

Growing food has become our passion
April 5, 2019April 5, 2019
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Growing food has become our passion

Michelle and Michelangelo Galea – young agriculture enthusiasts. Growing food has become our passion. The journey started when my husband Michelangelo and I decided to have a go at growing broad beans. Years later we are growing a variety of organic fruits and vegetables for ourselves and our family, looking at the idea of food growth in...

April 5, 2019April 17, 2019
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Go out and vote in the MEP election!

Will Europe take adequate climate action in the next 5 years? Will the controversial TTIP trade talks between the EU and US be resurrected? Will refugees and migrants be welcomed humanely? Or will the alarming erosion of democracy and rule of law already happening in some countries spread? Critical questions like these will be answered by the...

Interview with Claude Falzon from Green Thumbs Farm
March 5, 2019April 4, 2019
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Interview with Claude Falzon from Green Thumbs Farm

Claude came from a lineage of farmers and was exposed to farming from a young age. That cultivated in him a passion for agriculture, but he never imagined to take it on as his full-time job. This occurred as he was farming for fun, he got curious and started learning and looking in-depth into the...

‘My thirst to do something meaningful hasn’t gone away.’
March 5, 2019March 8, 2019
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‘My thirst to do something meaningful hasn’t gone away.’

  Interview with Dr. Marie Briguglio, Economist and Author of No Man’s Land: People, Place and Pollution Dr. Marie Briguglio is a full-time academic at the University of Malta with an interest in sustainable economic practices. She recently authored a book, together with cartoonist Steve Bonello, about Malta’s environment, titled No Man’s Land: People, Place...

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...

Meat consumption and its impact on the environment
February 6, 2019April 4, 2019
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Meat consumption and its impact on the environment

By eating meat and dairy food products, one could potentially be affecting climate change drastically. This is due to such a large demand for these food groups that is already unsustainable as it is, considering the fact that these products are some of the most harmful to the environment when compared to other food groups....

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...