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Sustainable Food Trust  We work catalytically and collaboratively to accelerate a move to sustainable food and farming systems that nourish the health of people and planet.

“Are we citizens or consumers?” Discussing changing mindsets and bottom up change at Home Farm #sustainableagriculture #sustainablefarming #farming #food #foodfuture #metrics #diversity #health #wellbeing #harmony

Are #livestock really as damaging to the #planet as people think? Are we at risk of losing an element of the #sustainable #food system by failing to differentiate between sustainable and #unsustainable meat production? Read SFT Policy Director, Richard Young’s article, “Claims against #meat fail to consider bigger picture” on our website (link in bio)

‪“Our small abattoir enables us to give consumer confidence on local provenance, quality and hygiene. But this unique selling point is under threat,” John Mettrick tells us why #localabattoirs are needed at meeting in the House of Lords today‬

At Duchy Home Farm today discussing the future of farming post Brexit and how we can balance the need to feed a growing population with the need to conserve and protect natural capital #Brexit #sustainableagriculture #duchyhomefarm #defra

At #BBCFoodAwards hearing some touching and inspirational stories of some of the greatest food producers and cooks throughout the UK

So called cheap food isn’t really cheap at all but is dishonestly priced, failing to account for the real costs of its production and impact on the environment. We must reward farmers who adopt sustainable practices and ensure unsustainable practices are accounted for #BFC2018

‪“We are poisoning ourselves. As a nation we are degrading our physical and mental health through unsustainable and damaging farm practice,” Patrick Holden at Bristol Food Connections #BFC2018

“The present education system doesn’t enable us to understand the world in which we find ourselves or how to heal it. Richard Dunne has transformed the culture of his school. We now have to take this to scale,” says Patrick Holden at Bristol Food Connections #BFC2018 #sustainablefood #education

Helping with the TB test today at Kites Nest farm run by SFT policy director Richard Young and his sister Rosamund, author of The Secret Life of Cows #tbtest #secretlifeofcows #farming #cattle #livestock

An inspiring and thought-provoking day at Highgrove discussing #sustainability and #harmony in #education

#Soil health is essential for sustainable agriculture. Experts discuss how to improve and protect our soils at #FirFarm2018

The future of small abattoirs was discussed at #FirFarm2018 in a meeting with SFT policy director, Richard Young. Watch this space, more to come on the campaign for local slaughter

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