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Meat that doesn't cost the earth 01/07/2020, Health & Lifestyle

The last film in our series of five 60 second clips sees Chris Packham and Miranda Krestovnikoff explain how we need to stop buying cheap, intensively reared, grain fed meat and instead choose sustainable pasture fed meat produced by farms like those under Farm Wilder's label. Eat less but better. We can't afford to do anything else. read more
  • Don't be a sheep

    Don't be a sheep 22/06/2020, Health & Lifestyle

    Is it the case that we are either a vegan or an environmental disaster zone? This 60 second film, presented by Miranda Krestovnikoff and Chris Packham explains why sustainable, wildlife friendly meat plays an important role in efforts to combat climate change and biodiversity loss. read more
  • Why butterflies need cows

    Why butterflies need cows 15/06/2020, Health & Lifestyle

    Find out from Miranda Krestovnikoff, Professor Alice Roberts and Dr George McGavin how farming holds the key to bringing back Britain's biodiversity and wildlife in this 60 second film. read more
  • Can we feed the world sustainably?

    Can we feed the world sustainably? 08/06/2020, Health & Lifestyle

    Presented by Professor Alice Roberts, this second in a series of 60 second films produced in collaboration with Farm Wilder, discusses how we need to produce food in harmony with nature not by fighting against it and highlights how grain-fed livestock is not sustainable. read more
  • Cows are like electricity

    Cows are like electricity 26/05/2020, Health & Lifestyle

    Presented by Chris Packham, Professor Alice Roberts, Dr George McGavin and Miranda Krestovnikoff, we’re excited to share with you the first in a series of 60 second films produced in collaboration with Farm Wilder. read more
  • A reflection on unusual times

    A reflection on unusual times 18/03/2020, Health & Lifestyle

    Fresh-range founder, Rich Osborn's reflections on the unusual times we face and his company's responsibility to deliver health and joy to our homes at this difficult time. read more
  • Meat or no meat? That is not the question.

    Meat or no meat? That is not the question. 13/01/2020, Health & Lifestyle

    Vegans should be applauded for their efforts but extremist scaremongering and binary debate isn’t helping. We need clear communication about the realities of food and farming to address our climate and biodiversity crisis. read more
  • Farm Wilder: Buying Better Meat For Wildlife

    Farm Wilder: Buying Better Meat For Wildlife 25/09/2019, Health & Lifestyle

    What does buying better meat and dairy actually mean? Tim Martin of Farm Wilder explains his version of better meat – better for wildlife, better for the planet and better for us. When it comes to sustainability, it is not a binary choice to eat meat or not, its about choosing meat from producers doing things right. read more
  • Aren't there more important things to do than fight a war on plastic?

    Aren't there more important things to do than fight a war on plastic? 15/07/2019, Health & Lifestyle

    Whilst the grocery shopping war on plastic rages, we need to take care not be distracted from some very big issues facing us from a food and environmental sustainability perspective. Our food shops may represent as much as 1 in 3 tons of the carbon we generate. Are we choosing our battles wisely? read more
  • Shorter supply chains mean fresher food and lower prices. So, how do we do it?

    Shorter supply chains mean fresher food and lower prices. So, how do we do it? 29/01/2019, Health & Lifestyle

    Every week, fresh-range delivers tons of local produce at prices that are significantly below like for like supermarket equivalents. This is how... read more
  • 6 ways to feel good this January

    6 ways to feel good this January 03/01/2019, Health & Lifestyle

    A healthy start to the New Year for you, your wallet and the environment. read more
  • What is the true cost of food?

    What is the true cost of food? 09/03/2018, Health & Lifestyle

    "Although food appears never to have been cheaper, when we look beneath the surface, we are actually paying far more for it than we might possibly imagine."  The Sustainable Food Trust Fresh-range is one of the organisers of the Innovations in the Cost of Catering Conference in March 2017, to examine the financial, health and environmental costs of food supply. The keynote speaker is Patrick Holden CBE, founder and chief...

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  • Food Poverty: an update on the Holiday Hunger Bill

    Food Poverty: an update on the Holiday Hunger Bill 01/02/2018, Health & Lifestyle

    Two weeks ago, Frank Field MP’s Holiday Hunger Bill – that I had supported at the Houses of Parliament last year - had its second reading. The Bill would give local authorities the legal duty and resources to ensure children have access to free food and fun activities in the school holidays; with money raised from the sugar levy. I was disappointed to hear that the government opposed it at second reading. That said, the government...

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  • Food Poverty: Feeding Bristol

    Food Poverty: Feeding Bristol 03/10/2017, Health & Lifestyle

    Back in July, I attended a meeting that highlighted the depth of the issue of food poverty in Bristol. I was particularly struck by the uncomfortable truth that despite Bristol being the third wealthiest city in the UK – itself the fifth richest economy on Earth - 1 in 4 children in the city are below the food poverty line. And it’s not only children; there are literally tens of thousands of people in the city who are not enjoying ...

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  • Food insecurity in Bristol

    Food insecurity in Bristol 16/07/2017, Health & Lifestyle

    This week, I attended a meeting hosted by Mayor Marvin Rees and Bristol East MP Kerry McCarthy at City Hall – Bristol City Council’s HQ - entitled Feeding Bristol: How can we work together to end hunger and food insecurity in Bristol?. Despite already having knowledge in this area, I was still shocked, moved, upset by what I heard. I left the meeting even more determined than ever to do something to address what is a totally...

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  • The more local the better - part III

    The more local the better - part III 29/06/2017, Health & Lifestyle

    Many of us are looking to make positive changes to improve our health and happiness for good. In the last of our series of three guest blogs, nutritional therapist and author Sally Beare (www.sallybeare.com) looks at how eating locally grown food can impact on our health.  Locavores live longer Locavore-ism is becoming increasingly popular - in fact, ‘locavore’ was ‘Word of the Year 2007’ for the...

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  • Top two food tips for Brexit deal breakers

    Top two food tips for Brexit deal breakers 27/03/2017, Health & Lifestyle

    Whether you were a Remain or a Leave voter is a moot point now. If we don’t want to feel like April foodie fools on 1st April 2019 the food and farming sector needs close attention at a time when the government’s focus could be elsewhere. After all, our eating habits have developed somewhat since we started our EU adventure back in the 70s. Over the next two years much will be written about the risks Brexit poses to public health,...

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  • The fresher the better - part II

    The fresher the better - part II 23/03/2017, Health & Lifestyle

    Many of us are looking to make positive changes to improve our health and happiness for good. In the second of a series of three guest blogs, nutritional therapist and author Sally Beare (www.sallybeare.com) looks at how fresher foods can taste better. No more cardboard  Your grandparents may have told you that fruit and vegetables used to have much more taste than the ‘cardboardy’ supermarket produce sold today. As...

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  • The fresher the better - part I

    The fresher the better - part I 11/01/2017, Health & Lifestyle

    As we enter the new year, many of us are looking to make positive changes to improve health and happiness for good. In a series of three blogs, nutritional therapist and author Sally Beare asks the question: “What’s the evidence that fresher local produce can be nutritionally richer?” Sally Beare, dip BCNH, CNHC Sally Beare is a nutritional therapist and the author of The Live-Longer Diet, 50 Secrets of the World’s...

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  • Food in Bristol & Bath post-Brexit

    Food in Bristol & Bath post-Brexit 27/06/2016, Health & Lifestyle

    We are in the midst of profound political change and uncertainty that has no precedent in my lifetime. We still need to discover how things will unfold post the "Leave" vote in the referendum. So, what's likely to be the impact on food and what can we as individuals do? Part of my motivation for founding fresh-range a couple of years ago was to develop food security for generations to come in the Bristol ...

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