Tag Archive for 'Soil Association'

A directory of some organisations that provide emailed newsletters on sustainability topics

February 8th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Most of the organisations listed are based in the UK with a few from continental Europe and the USA. Click on the name of the organisation to go to their website. This list is work in progress.  Please provide names of other organisations that provide emailed newsletters on sustainability in the ‘Comments’ section so that […]

2011 Soil Association Annual Conference in Manchester

December 16th, 2010 by Soil Association

The Soil Association Annual Conference 2011 is on “Food and the Big Society”. The conference takes place on 9 and 10 February 2011 in Manchester Town Hall. The conference will facilitate an exchange of views on how organic food and farming can provide a mechanism for combating some of the major challenges that are confronting […]

Patrick Holden CBE, speaks with Kay Langlois of BBC Guernsey radio about food Security Part 4

March 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

From BBC Guernsey: How self-sufficient could Guernsey be? 2010 M02 230210 Patrick Holden BBC radio Part 4

Patrick Holden CBE, Director of the Soil Association speaks with Kay Langlois of BBC Radio Guernsey Part 3

March 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

From BBC Guernsey: How self-sufficient could Guernsey be? 2020 M02 230210 Patrick Holden BBC radio part 3 Kay Langlois asked “Could we really go back to being self-sufficient?” Patrick Holden: “Not entirely self-sufficient.  The UK mainland can only be about 60% self-sufficient and it may be less than that for Guernsey but that isn’t any […]

Patrick Holden CBE speaks with Kay Langlois about Guernsey Food Security Part 2

March 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

From BBC Guernsey: How self-sufficient could Guernsey be? 2010 M02 230210 Patrick Holden BBC radio part 2 Patrick Holden says “with the world’s growing population, the threat of climate change and resource depletion experts are now predicting that there could be a global food crisis within ten to 15 years, and in order to prepare […]

Patrick Holden CBE, Director of the Soil Association speaks to Kay Langlois of BBC Radio Guernsey Part 1

March 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

From BBC Guernsey: How self-sufficient could Guernsey be? 2010 M02 220210 Patrick Holden BBC interview Part 1

Can & Should Guernsey Feed Itself? A Presentation by Patrick Holden CBE

February 20th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Patrick Holden CBE, Director of the Soil Association, will speak on the issue of food security and whether Guernsey can or should be able to grow enough food to feed itself.  Mr. Holden’s presentation will begin at 7.30pm in the Harry Bound room, Les Cotils, St. Peter Port on 22 February 2010. Click Can & […]