What’s in season – November
October 31, 2017November 9, 2017
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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. What vegetable is more emblematic of this period of the year than the mighty pumpkin? The clocks turning back last weekend and Halloween decorations all around herald the start of the darker period of the...

What’s in season – October
September 29, 2017October 31, 2017
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What’s in season – October

October 2017 Every month we feature a fruit or vegetable that is in season, along with a fun fact or recipe idea. Later this month we will launch our Agro Katina pocket guide: a handy booklet showing when veggies and fruit are in season in Malta, folded small so you can carry it in your...

From Apricots to Zucchini – Roundtable
September 29, 2017October 3, 2017
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From Apricots to Zucchini – Roundtable

Venue: Vincent’s Eco Farm Date:  Thursday 12th October Time: 10:00am Friends of the Earth Malta strongly believes in shorter supply chains, as these have a positive impact on local farmers, strengthen local economies and small business, and bring the public closer to their food sources. To get a better insight in the local fruit and...

Bittersweet Chocolate:
August 2, 2017August 2, 2017
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Bittersweet Chocolate:

The Truth Behind the International Chocolate Industry The production and sale of food and drinks generates billions of Euros worldwide. Corporations that produce on a large scale, and lately retailers, control the market and receive the biggest share of the revenues. However, when it comes down to taking responsibility for the working and environmental conditions along the supply...

Palm Oil: Environmental destruction, stolen land
June 30, 2017August 2, 2017
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Palm Oil: Environmental destruction, stolen land

How we’re destroying the environment and human rights , one snack at a time. A delegation from the Supplychainge project consortium went to Indonesia during the summer of 2016 in order to investigate the palm oil supply chain. The result is a report that offers a summary of background information about palm oil and its problematic. The...

Everything you need to know about the SUPPLY CHA!NGE project
May 26, 2017May 26, 2017
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Everything you need to know about the SUPPLY CHA!NGE project

In January 2015 we joined 28 civil society organizations from across Europe as well as partners from the Global South to challenge super markets to stock fair and sustainable ‘own brand’ products.  The Supply Cha!nge project has seen us engage with retail professionals, EU policy makers and consumers alike with the mission to identify and...

Stop sacrificing nature & human rights to make cookies!
December 8, 2016April 5, 2017
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Stop sacrificing nature & human rights to make cookies!

Friends of the Earth Malta has launched a petition under the European wide SUPPLY CHA!NGE project aimed at stopping abuse against nature and indigenous peoples in the supply chains of European businesses. The SUPPLY CHA!NGE project has looked at the international industries supplying Europe with cheap agricultural raw materials from the global south, and found...

Stop squeezing out the orange juice workers
October 14, 2016August 2, 2017
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Stop squeezing out the orange juice workers

Twenty five thousand people from around Europe are asking to “stop the squeeze out and make orange juice fair”, The petition launched by members of the international SUPPLY CHA!NGE campaign carried out a stunt in front of the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp, Belgium. Caged in a massive trolley they attracted the attention of 100s of...

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