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Farming for change

Farming for change

At the Oxford Real Farming Conference earlier this month, one of the most exciting and groundbreaking reports was released during a talk by the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission. It vindicated everything that Slow Foodies hold close to their hearts: it declared that the UK could feed itself using entirely agroecological farming practices, dispelling the long-standing perceptions […]

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Change one thing – 28

Day 28 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Consider mutton and hogget. Lamb is to mutton what veal is to beef. We sadly don’t eat a great deal of this meat in the UK – but it’s tender, delicious and well flavoured. Give some value to older livestock πŸŒπŸ½οΈπŸ‘

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Change one thing – 27

Day 27 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Cook adventurously! Cook something you have never made before, maybe use an ingredient you have never eaten, or a dish you have never made. One of the joys of food is trying new flavours 🐌🍽️

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Change one thing – 26

Day 26 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Sweat the small stuff. Little things like #arkoftaste salt and pepper make a huge difference. We use seasoning without even thinking, but using quality ingredients costs pennies and give so much more flavour 🐌🍽️

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Change one thing – 25

Day 25 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Try not to waste food. Freeze leftovers at home, and use apps (there are many) to give or receive good surplus food in your area. As a nation food waste is more than 30% in some categories. No one should go hungry. πŸŒπŸ½οΈβ™»οΈ

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Change one thing – 24

Day 24 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Food is more than calories. Mealtimes are about sharing your day. Listening. Conversation. Live on your own and in Lockdown? Then Zoom is always better with a nice piece of cake. #letsbekindtoourselves πŸŒπŸ‘¬πŸ₯

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Change one thing – 23

Day 23 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Join us by learning about each others cultures, traditions and special food moments. www.terramadrefringe.com has a host of free events (and films) coming up #BurnsNight & #WelshValentines; to #Cheese & #Einkorn 🐌πŸ₯ƒπŸ§€πŸ’˜

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Change one thing – 22

Day 22 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Most plastic waste comes from food packaging. Investigate bring-your-own-container shops; or buy in bulk and share with friends and neighbours. Larger containers usually mean less packaging. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle πŸŒπŸ›οΈβ™»οΈ

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Change one thing – 21

Day 21 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething: There are over 2,500 varieties of apple in the UK, yet 70% of all the apples we eat are from three varieties – Braeburn, Gala and Golden Delicious – and 70% of those are imported. Try a different apple […]

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Change one thing – 20

Day 20 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething: Dry January feeling old? How about Try January 🍾From Slow Food Presidium Cider and Perry, to Slow Wine, craft beer to wee drams, the UK is full of interesting things to try. Mix it up. 🐌🍷🍺🍎

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