I think the majority of us know, at least those of you who would find yourselves on our website, that herbal medicine is a powerful tool to help ensure health and wellness for ourselves and our families. If possible, we want to opt for natural solutions before depending on synthetic pharmaceuticals. Of course these have their place, however, we don’t… Read more →
I left my 9 to 5 to Become a Farmer
It’s not an easy decision to make, but it is one we dont regret for a moment! Here is a breakdown of Cane’s journey transitioning from his stable 9 to 5 to diving full on into farming full time. My partner and I have been farming for the last 3 years, and she has helped me along the journey of… Read more →
The Life of Food Waste – What Can We Do?
Well, what is food waste? When considering food waste, we must start by defining what it means, and why the word waste is used for food which is simply just not consumed for one reason or another – and why it is an issue? The word waste immediately implies that this is something negative. But why? Ok, so when food… Read more →
Purslane Pesto Recipe!
Friends of the Earth Malta is working hard to get to YOU an amazing guide that will get you more in touch with nature, informed on what Malta has to offer in terms of nature, connected with your food, and cooking healthy and delicious meals while you are at it! Until then, let’s get cooking! Purslane is easily found in… Read more →
Happy Valentine’s Day!
In the name of St Valentine, we must rush to the shops to buy cards, balloons, chocolates and lavish gifts for our loved ones. Society will put pressure on all of us to persuade that this is how we must express our love to one another. Love hurts they say….. this being said if we look at the romantic trail… Read more →
Nature Knows Better
Food preservation, packaging, storage, colouring, flavouring and fortification are among many of the reasons that food technology is important for food production, which is responsible for feeding the growing human population of the world. Since the earliest records of farming which is believed to be around 23.000 years ago we have seen much of these technologies advance. Long before this,… Read more →
Reconnecting With Our Food
One of the main reasons why we had done this 30 day fully local challenge was to bring light on the great disconnect that we have with our food. Where it comes from, how it got to us, how this affects us, and what happens as a result of this? Whilst I thought I had gained a greater understanding and… Read more →
Technology, Infrastructure and Sustainability
Technology can be associated with human progression as the innovative inventions such as hospital equipment, transportation and farming innovations are able to provide for a better standard of living. We have mastered the ability to obtain resources through technological advances and now we begin to look for technology to maximise the efficiencies that surround it. This may be due to… Read more →
Modern living means that we no longer have to walk long distances to fetch a pale of water to drink or bathe. It means we no longer have to wait for months to grow and eat food. It means we no longer have to build our own home while we figure out how to survive, and we have access to… Read more →