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Eat Only British Plants for a Year

Farmers will always be the people who produce our food. This is important to remember. Over the past two years, Stockfree Farming has been assisting farmers who are interested in shifting out of livestock agriculture into fairer, greener livelihoods. In support of these farmers, and all the amazing growers and producers in the UK, we have taken up a challenge amongst ourselves to Eat (only) British Plants for a Year!

Lobbying Document

Farmers For Stock-Free Farming is a Scottish-based, grassroots organisation established to inspire and support farmers and crofters in transitioning out of environmentally burdensome livestock agriculture into fairer, greener livelihoods that boost rural economies, mitigate climate change, improve food security, support biodiversity, and promote human health. Rebecca Knowles and Sam Eccles, June 2021 WHAT WE KNOW: …

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Revisioning Britain

Fifty-five percent of Britain’s cropland is currently used to produce animal fee. If we use all of this cropland to grow crops for human consumption we can more than provide for

Leafu: what this novel food could mean for Scottish agriculture

One of the key issues with transitioning to stock-free agriculture in Scotland is that approximately 86% of the total land area is classified as Less Favoured Area (LFA), which means that growing human-edible crops is often severely disadvantaged if not completely impracticable (Scottish Government, 2019). While there are other alternatives like ecosystem restoration and farm …

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Artisan Growers to Move

Artisan Growers to Move From the Press and Journal: Aberdeenshire farmers The Artisan Grower to move to new home on hotel estate and revive historic walled gardens The Artisan Grower near Kirkton in Aberdeenshire will move five miles up the road to their new 10-acre farm which will be housed on Pittodrie House Hotel Estate. …

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Balnamoon Croft

Funded in part by the Woodland Trust’s MOREwoods project, the croft is home to over 10,000 trees: elder, rowan, willow, hazel, ash, aspen, poplar, birch, holly, hawthorn, oak and Scot’s pine.

Land, Food, and Farming

Video and slides from the PowerPoint presentation given by Rebecca Knowles.

Tuesday September 1 2020 | Aberdeen Climate Cafe
Friday 28 August, 2020 | Vegan Outreach Scotland Discussion Group

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