Regenerative confusion and the kaleidoscope of food

Various foods shown in a kaleidoscopic pattern with flowers at the centre

I went to an Exeter Food event at the university recently where Jake Fiennes spoke on ‘balancing food security and self-sufficiency for a better environment’. He shared examples of nature-friendly farming on the Holkham Estate, where he leads the conservation team. I met Jake when he was a supportive voice early in our regenerative transition …

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Six Inches of Soil

The new trailer for Six Inches of Soil, the film looking at the regenerative farming movement in the UK, is out. It looks great.

The Six Inches of Soil trailer

The UK premiere of Six Inches of Soil will be at the Oxford Real Farming Conference in January 2024. Further screenings throughout 2024 will take place on farms, in cinemas and many other venues – see the Six Inches of Soil website for screening dates and further info.

Agribusiness decides it’s time to save the world

Stripes of green and other colours in an aerial shot of a field

Big agriculture warns farming must change or risk ‘destroying the planet’ If some of the biggest players in food and agriculture are serious about what they’re saying here, this is potentially game-changing. Nevertheless, scepticism is understandable when The Sustainable Markets Initiative Agribusiness Task Force includes the CEOs of Bayer, Yara, McDonalds and Pepsico. They are amongst those …

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Farm for the Future

Farmer Rebecca Hosking explores the terrifying dependence of modern intensive farming on fossil fuels and looks at the role of permaculture, forest farming and other practices in regenerating agricultural land and achieving a sustainable future for farming. Originally broadcast on the BBC.