TITLE

News: FOOD MILES CAMPAIGN

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/19/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 20, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an update on the Food Miles campaign launched by the magazine "Farmers Weekly" in England as of May 2006. The magazine's campaign was launched in Surrey to promote the environmental, health and economic benefits of food produced with the minimum of food miles. More than 200 people supported the campaign through their online petition. The campaign and the National Farmers Union promoted the high standards to which British food is produced in Newark and Notts Show in Nottinghamshire.
ACCESSION #
21358777

 

Related Articles

  • NFU charter moves forward. Watts, Andrew // Farmers Weekly;8/12/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 7, p8 

    Focuses on the Buyers' Charter that could assist the British government in structuring the equitable long-term supply chains for all sectors proposed by the National Farmers Union. Other provisions of the charter; Reaction of the Country Land & Business Association to the charter; Reason of the...

  • in brief….  // Farmers Weekly;2/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 5, p27 

    The article focuses on the development of the Safe and Local Supplier Approval (SALSA) accreditation scheme to provide food retail buyers with demonstrable assurance that the locally sourced food meets fundamental food safety and legal requirements. The scheme has been developed by the British...

  • Mid-term review: Change is already here. van den Bos, Jim // Crops;2/28/2004, p36 

    The article presents information about the annual conference of National Farmers Union (NFU) on how the agricultural industry is adapting to greater market focus. For a conference entitled Destroying Myths, Creating Change, the myth that needs destroying is that farmers have not already changed....

  • NFU backing vital: Curry. Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;2/8/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 6, p12 

    Discusses the claim of Sir Donald Curry, chairman of the policy commission on the future of farming and food in Great Britain, supporting his modulation proposal. Concern that the National Farmers' Union could be marginalized if it does not endorse his proposal; Recommended rate increase in 2004.

  • NFU insists its charter is 'best way forward'. Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;8/19/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 8, p10 

    Reports on the contradiction of the National Farmers Union to claims that the supermarket code Buyers' Charter is struggling to gain acceptance among retailers in Great Britain following Tesco's refusal to commit to the initiative. Main reason for Tesco's decision explained by NFU head of food...

  • Getting farming back on track.  // Poultry World;Jan2007, Vol. 161 Issue 1, p6 

    The article reports on the launch by the National Farmers Union (NFU) of a major new campaign to explain why farming is becoming more important to Great Britain. Called Why Farming Matters the campaign is intended to debunk the notion that mainstream food production can be allowed to migrate to...

  • Spreading the good news about farming. Stones, Mike // Farmers Weekly;12/15/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 24, p3 

    The article focuses on the advocacy campaign of the National Farmers Union regarding agriculture in Great Britain. The campaign dubbed Why Farming Matters intends to address the importance of farming on the health, wealth and countryside. The campaign notes several contributions of farming such...

  • South-west awareness campaign.  // Farmers Weekly;9/8/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 10, p11 

    The article focuses on a campaign launched by the south-west National Farmers Union (NFU) to increase people's awareness of the importance of farming to the region's economy and environment in Great Britain. The south-west NFU has published the booklet "Farming Matters in the South West," which...

  • in brief….  // Farmers Weekly;6/2/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 22, p17 

    This article offers news briefs in the agricultural industry in Great Britain. South Holland & the Deepings MP John Hayes met farmers and local National Farmers Union officials to hear how the delay in delivering the 2006 single farm payment has affected farm businesses in the region. West...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics