Category Archives: Grassland

Can Cornwall feed itself if cut off at the Tamar? by Andrew Ormerod

Cornwall declaring U.D.I.?   Rising levels of water in the Tamar causing flood?  or some other calamity! The idea makes your head spin.  But it’s interesting to speculate, nevertheless.  Self-sufficiency is assumed to be on the increase.  Can the population of … Continue reading

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Fodder Matters By Andrew Ormerod (2002)

Historic overview of the Fodder Exhibit which ran at the Eden Project until 2005.  First published in 2002 in “Forage Matters” magazine.   Thanks to Ian Wilkinson at Cotswold Seeds who originally reviewed this article.  A website which provides information … Continue reading

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Local Cornish provenance of quality meat. Interview with Stuart Ward a South Devon cattle farmer near St Austell.

Stuart is a beef farmer near St Austell.  The animals are South Devon Cattle.  I visited Stuart with Dave Webb from  Eden  during “The Year of Farming” in 2008 as a way of highlighting where our food comes from and … Continue reading

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