Aiming for the narrow space between complacency and impotent terror or despair

There is a narrow space between on one side being jolted out of complacency and on the other, impotent terror or despair. And, Kate’s talk at the Impact Hub meeting on ‘Feeding the City’ missed that space. This is sad, because we need to understand what the future could bring.

What Michael Gove didn’t talk about at #OFC2018

What Michael Gove didn’t say in this speech to the Oxford Farming Conference yesterday was far more significant than what he did. He didn’t say a word about food security. Yet food shortages, and looming food insecurity can be clearly seen already, even here in the UK.

House Lords EU Committee on Brexit: deal or no deal . . . the agri-food sector

The latest of the House of Lords EU Committee’s excellent reports is Brexit: deal or no deal. One of the case studies,  the agri-food sector, is copied below. A warning: The prospect of no deal with regard to our food supply and the agri-food sector, is scary:

Nutrition and public health

Food poverty, food insecurity

Food safety and integrity

Urban food growing

Food and the city economy

Global food security

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