We’re not here to save the planet

Just as some people react badly to fingernails being scraped across a blackboard, the expression “save the planet” and all its variations get my hackles up. The planet is going to be chugging along well after the human species has disappeared. But…

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Farming, food and “What’s in it for me?”

Over at The Independent, Joan Smith has written an editorial piece about (very roughly speaking) fair pricing for farmers called “There’s no latte without a dairy farmer”. Before I even began reading the article, I had one of those a-ha moments, w…

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