The Welsh Beekeepers Association

It seems that most days we hear a new tale of woe concerning the poor honeybee. We hear of mite attacks, diseases and colony collapse, but local beekeepers are helping the bees fight back.


Anyone fancy starting a Campaign for Real Apples?

In 1831, the Horticultural Society of London believed there were as many as 1,500 varieties of apples, although it believed many of the older varieties of apples were ‘worn out.’ Loudon’s 1835 Encyclopaedia of Gardening lists hundreds of varieties of apples, with names as romantic as their origins. more...


Making Local Food Work Final Newsletter – November 2013

The final newsletter of Making Local Food Work – a reflection from Plunkett’s Chief Executive, Peter Couchman.
Making Local Food Work was a bold decision by the Big Lottery Fund to support communities who wanted to take ownership of where their food comes from. more...
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Re-framing the great food debate: The case for sustainable food

Reframing_the_Great_Food_Debate, argues that ideas around local food have played a key role in the ‘great food debate’ that has taken place in the UK over the last two decades.