Very soon, the ministers of all EU countries will decide whether Pioneer’s GM maize (technical name 1507) will be allowed to be grown in Europe. We are calling on you to take action now!
A the Warsaw climate talks, would it take chocolate-less-ness to deliver the big climate action needed? It’s a flippant headline (though chocolate supplies could be threatened by climate change*) but I do wonder what will deliver the big political muscle … Continue reading
The need to curb the rapid growth in industrial livestock systems has been a concern of Friends of the Earth for many years; not least for the harm it is doing to wildlife globally and the heavy pollution load. In … Continue reading
It’s a shock to wake up on a Monday and find out you have been branded as ‘absolutely wicked’. Owen Paterson Secretary of State for Environment Food and Rural Affairs yesterday suggested that us, along with a large portion of the buying … Continue reading
Waste less, Live more Week is about involving a wide range of organisations and individuals to sign up to the calls to action and together, host a week of events and activities which highlight that what’s good for the environment … Continue reading
Cracking Good Food are delighted to announce that we are collaborating again with Recycle for Greater Manchester to deliver the programme of FREE hands-on cooking sessions for their 2013-14 Love Food Hate Waste campaign.
Newcomer to the group Christina writes about the July food campaign meeting This week, the MFOE Foodies met in anticipation of the next food campaign, after basking in the glory that was Feeding the 5000, which resulted in not only … Continue reading
Responding to a report launched today (Wednesday 26 June) by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation on the impacts of biofuels on food security, Friends of the Earth’s Biofuels Campaigner Kenneth Richter said: “This is a stark reminder that Europe’s … Continue reading
Thanks to all the volunteers who made this afternoon’s Feeding the 5000 event a success, and to the weather for giving us unbroken sunshine. All the delicious curry went within a couple of hours. We estimate we fed 4800 people. … Continue reading
With Manchester’s first Feeding the 5000 event on this Saturday, what better time than now to provide a recipe for banana bread, with bananas often forming part of the food waste found in domestic bins at the end of the … Continue reading
Manchester Feeding the 5000 event – Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, 12noon – 4pm on Saturday 15th June
Ingredients 200 g plain flour, sifted 200 g caster sugar 4 tablespoons almond meal or more flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 5 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon white vinegar 225 ml water 2 … Continue reading
On Saturday 15th June between 12noon and 4pm, 5000 members of the public will be served a free, hot, nutritious lunch in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens. The meal will be made entirely from ingredients that would otherwise have been wasted, such … Continue reading
This recipe has been adapted from a recipe in Ottolenghi’s Plenty. You could alter the vegetable to reflect what is in season.
Delve into our vegetarian recipe books in the Friends of the Earth Shop for inspiration.
With new potatoes now in season, its best to take a minimalist policy with serving these to retain their lovely flavour. The recipe below can be altered to reflect what you have in the fridge and pantry.
This recipe, from the cookbook Veganomicon, might seem like an unlikely combination, but be warned its delicious and addictive!
This week is National Vegetarian Week and we thought it a good time to launch our collection of sustainable recipes. Food has a vital place in each person’s day but the meals we eat are often not given a second … Continue reading
Friends of the Earth, People & Planet and the NUS are offering students £500 for the most creative way to get people eating a more sustainable diet. The ‘Get Gobby’ competition – open to students across the UK – is … Continue reading
Free Cookery Classes: Do you want to help us spread the word on reducing food waste? Well, Recycle for GM are running FREE Love Food Hate Waste Pass It On Training. We are working in partnership with LFHW to offer … Continue reading