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Slow Food Printemps

slow food

1°/ Slow Food Roussillon organise, les 30 avril et 1er mai à Perpignan, « INDIGENES », le premier Salon des vins naturels des Catalognes et d’Occitanie: http://www.salon-indigenes.com/ Il va regrouper près de 90 producteurs de vins naturels et un marché bio de produits autres que le vin (légumes, huile, fruits, porcs bios de plein air, miel, huitres non triploïdes, jus de fruits, […]

Growing Organic Tomatoes

organic tomatoes

Nothing tastes quite like summer that a salad of freshly picked home grown organic tomatoes, sliced and sprinkled with basil and olive oil. A glass of chilled Corbieres Rose is a lovely companion, as are good friends to share them with. This is not intended to be a definitive guide to growing organic tomatoes, more […]

Foire Plantes et Nature Prades

Prades

Foire Plantes et Nature de Printemps, Prades Dimanche 16 Avril Foirail (près de la gare des bus) pour l’itinéraire, suivez la main verte 9h-17h, entrée libre. Prades is time for our first Spring plant festival , looking forward to seeing all our colleagues after Winter. Prades is a lovely little festival, especially in it’s new […]

Fete des Plantes Fontroide

Fete Plantes Frontfroid

14ÈME FÊTE DES PLANTES…ET DU MASSIF SAMEDI 6 – DIMANCHE 7 & LUNDI 8 MAI 2017 14ème édition de la Fête … Plus de 50 exposants ! Le grand rassemblement ‘jardin’ de printemps du Sud de la France Le temps d’un week-end, plus de 50 exposants, pépiniéristes, producteurs, présenteront un large éventail de plantes méditerranéennes, […]

Foire Plantes et Nature Prades

Foire Plantes et Nature Pades

The Foire Plantes et Nature de Printemps in Prades is on Sunday 17th April, from 9am to 5pm   This lovely little plant and environment festival marks the beginning of our season. It is a sweet melange of organic and conventional producers, soil makers, herb dryers and transformers. Our good friend Manu Bernier from La […]

The decline of Maisons and the Hautes Corbieres

The economic decline of the Maisons and the Hautes Corbieres has been in progress for over a hundred and fifty years, the final nail in the traditional rural economy was the post War industrial boom, but the decline has deep roots back into the mid 19th century. Today the Aude now ranks as Metropolitan France’s […]

Bears in the Ariège Pyrenees

Bears in the Ariege Pyrenees is an interesting, and balanced, history of the reintroduction of wild brown bears into the Haut Pyrenees by author Julia Stagg.It is well worth a read. My own thoughts on this have changed, initially I was generally in favour of  the re introduction of top range predators such as wolves […]

‘New Scientist’ Misinterprets Organic

In a recent article for New Scientist, Michael Le Page is wrong to tell people not to eat organic if they care about the planet. He misreads the evidence, which shows organic farming is generally the better choice, writes the Soil Association’s Tom MacMillan But he is also coming at this back to front. Models show […]

Soil degradation as big a threat to humanity as climate change

A new report published today by the Sustainable Food Trust to mark World Soil Day, explains why soil degradation is increasing and calls for it to be recognised alongside climate change, as one of the most pressing problems facing humanity. Soil degradation costs up to £7 trillion a year and poses a grave long-term threat […]

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