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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
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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?
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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...