The city of Cardiff has been awarded Silver Sustainable Food Places status – becoming the first place in Wales (and one of only six places in the UK) to achieve the prestigious accolade, which recognises pioneering work in promoting healthy and sustainable food.View Post
Earlier this year, the Welsh Government launched their vision of how the food and drink industry can be grown in Wales post-Covid. Ultimately, the vision is to “create a strong and vibrant Welsh food and drink sector with a global reputation for excellence, and one of the most environmentally and socially responsible supply chains in the world.” But how will we get there?View Post
With the first chinks of light at the end of the COVID-19 nightmare now visible, there seems to be a collective desire to use the opportunity to commit to a greener way of living – particularly when it comes to the way we shop, cook and eat.
I’m crossing my fingers and staying quietly hopeful that 2021 might just be the start of better things to come.View Post
Entomophagy – the eating of insects, arachnids and centipedes – isn’t a new idea. It’s even mentioned in the Bible, as well as in ancient Roman and Greek texts. Most Brits, however, would view the idea of eating insects as absurd. And pretty gross.
But with some two billion people around the world eating insects as part of their regular diet, I wonder if we could one day get used to it here in Wales? One couple based in Pembrokeshire certainly thinks so.View Post