This blogpost is about the kind of operations undertaken by vested interests in the food network system.
This blogpost gives detailed info associated with my presentation to the Inside Government event Working towards global food security in London on 26th April 2018.
Why aren’t we tackling the potentially catastrophic threats to our food system?
The image above is of the Walkers crisp factory in Beaumont Leys in Leicester, taken from Bradgate Park by Phil McIver.
Last Saturday (31st March), I woke to the sound of Simon Beckett’s voice, he of Beckett’s Farm in Wythall. He was talking on Radio 4’s Farming Today.
This blogpost is further update from my blogpost last August on how this city is and can contribute to global food resilience and sustainability through our Community Choices Action Research programme.
We’re creating a series of 10-12 archetypal Birmingham households to illustrate food and drink purchasing and consumption behaviours across different demographic groups. The first stage, which is nearly completed, is a survey of relevant data sets: Birmingham City Council demographic census data which is here. The National Diet and Nutrition Survey And because there’s evidence the Millennial […]
Taxation is really interesting. Oh yes it is. In 1940, Britain was at war. The British Isles surrounded by water. Dependant on imports that couldn’t get through. Shortages everywhere.
Parveen Mehta of Minor Weir and Willis talks in this brief video interview about the global competition for food.
Our horizon scanning project identified five areas of opportunity for business, including local ones here in Birmingham. They are: