On the Greek island of Lesvos, tucked away in the Mediterranean Sea, an award-winning, single estate extra virgin organic olive oil brand with a socially responsible vision was born.
I have already used my column to share my interest in land for agriculture – in the soil and what it means for crops and livestock – and how important this is to me on my Ewhurst journey. But as I build my dream for Ewhurst, there’s still one important piece missing – one that’s just as close to my heart – the fruit and veg.
Caffeine is the most actively used drug in the world, and yet we seldom think about its long term impact on the body and mind. Dr Mariano Spiezia explores the benefits - and dangers - of coffee.
We all understand how the food we eat has an impact on our bodies, but I’m interested to learn about how different ways of producing food can have different impacts on the environment. Last week, I was privileged to have the opportunity to visit a farm that is at the cutting edge of regenerative agriculture, creating food in a way that actually replenishes the richness of the soil.
'Growing our own food is good for our physical and mental health, and making this happen now is more critical than ever, for ourselves, our communities and the planet,' says ‘Rebel Farmer’ Ed Kyrke-Smith.