Win a FREE Cooking Workshop
December 4, 2018December 13, 2018
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Win a FREE Cooking Workshop

Pledge to support sustainable farming  Are you passionate about supporting sustainable farming practices? Do you think food should be good for our health, safeguard our environment, and support the farmers producing it? Take the pledge to support Sustainable Food and be in the running to win a prize! Competition Take a photo of either a recipe...

‘Good For The Planet’ Christmas Hampers 2018
December 3, 2018December 3, 2018
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‘Good For The Planet’ Christmas Hampers 2018

Our ‘Good For The Planet’ Christmas Hampers 2018 are now available! Why Should You Buy? The team at Friends of the Earth Malta wants to promote planet-friendly products and show you how much better they are for your health and for our environment. By purchasing these products, you are not only supporting local honey production,...

The EU Protein Plan: a chance to close the loop and have more localised food production?
November 1, 2018November 3, 2018
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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...

October 30, 2018October 30, 2018
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Eat Local, Eat Seasonal

Buy Local  Buying local produce has so many benefits. Firstly it is much healthier. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are picked fresh and in season, which is when they have the best flavour and highest nutritional value. Fresh crops grown in Malta will go from farm to table in less than 24hrs and do not...

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...