If I ruled the world …

If I ruled the world ... everyone would become vegan. Let me explain why. The fires in the Amazon rainforest are tragic but this is the cost of livestock farming. The fires were deliberately lit to clear the land for crops and cattle grazing. Most of the crops grown on the planet are used to… Continue reading If I ruled the world …

Hodmedod’s

Recently I discovered lentils and soya beans are grown in the UK and in the process I stumbled upon Hodmedod's, an online store selling British grown beans and other products. I decided to give it a try and bought the big vegan box: Apparently carlin peas make a good replacement for chickpeas. I will whip… Continue reading Hodmedod’s

Climate change and the elephant in the room

Livestock farming produces more greenhouse gas emissions than the entire transport sector. That's all the planes, trains, trucks, buses, cars, and boats on the planet. Exactly how much the livestock farming sector produces varies depending on which study you look at. The most conservative estimate is from the FAO¬†(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United… Continue reading Climate change and the elephant in the room