Sep
16
2018
Simon Fairlie

Is eating meat ethical or sustainable? Interview with Simon Fairlie, author of ‘Meat: A Benign Extravagance’

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Posted Sep 16 2018 by Simon Fairlie of The Land Magazine
Is eating meat ethical? And what about dairy?

We are sometimes approached by people asking why we provide information on vegetarianism, veganism and keeping animals. Isn’t that a bit incongruous? We don’t think it is Read more …

Jul
10
2016
Simon Fairlie

Why do organic farmers have to pay for certification rather than farmers who use toxic chemicals?

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Posted Jul 10 2016 by Simon Fairlie of The Land Magazine

It’s always more expensive to do the right thing isn’t it? Like taking the train instead of driving or flying, or buying recycled products, organic food or natural building materials. If you want to do the environmentally-friendly or socially-just thing, it’s going to cost you more money. That can’t be right, can it? Read more …

Dec
2
2015
Simon Fairlie

Nanodairies gathering: for people keeping or looking to keep up to four cows

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Posted Dec 2 2015 by Simon Fairlie of The Land Magazine
nanodairies

Information sharing event for people who keep from one to four dairy cows, and a training course for people who are planning to do this. Focussed uniquely on cows, not on goats or sheep. 25 & 26 February, 2016, at Monkton Wyld Court, Charmouth, Dorset. Read more …

Nov
27
2015
Simon Fairlie

Microdairies: making them as successful as micro-breweries

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Posted Nov 27 2015 by Simon Fairlie of The Land Magazine
Is eating meat ethical? And what about dairy?

A conference on the benefits of small-scale commercial dairy farms of up to 40 cows or the equivalent of sheep or goats. How to establish them and how to promote the concept. For practising and prospective dairy farmers and others with a professional interest in the future of the British dairy industry. Read more …

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