Earth Trust statement in response to the government’s long-awaited food strategy which has been developed in response to the Henry Dimbleby National Food Strategy Report last year.
Having “good” soil can improve plant health, promote the ecosystems that live within it and increase carbon sequestration – but how do we monitor and maintain soil health?
Green spaces can be great places to enjoy a meal with family or friends. While BBQs aren’t permitted at any of our places, a picnic can be the perfect choice for a lazy lunch. Here we’ve gathered some of our best tips and tricks from the Earth Trust team for an eco-friendly picnic this summer.
What better way to enjoy fresh, local produce than in the very green spaces where it was grown? If you’re heading to Earth Trust for a picnic this summer, then why not try some of these amazing recipes and support our Farm Step Tenants while you’re there?
As the Agriculture and Environment Bills move through Parliament, and as we rebuild our economies after coronavirus, let’s look at the world through nature’s eyes.
As we head towards summer we are starting to see more insect life across our places. Insects like bees, butterflies and moths pollinate flowers and form a vital part of our ecosystem.
In the second half of the 20th century, agriculture developed rapidly, and to become more efficient, fields were made larger and crops more densely grown. However, this has had a devastating effect on skylarks, with estimates that their population has halved since the early 1980s.