Food thoughts

“To be interested in food but not in food production is clearly absurd” – Wendell Berry.

Food thoughts

WWOOFing on Eigg: Why?

In case you’re in any doubt as to why somebody would choose to spend a fortnight volunteering on a small croft on a (frequently wet and often chilly) tiny island just off the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, let me explain. As I discuss elsewhere on isthisfood (for instance, […]

Food thoughts

Growing food in London

I currently live in a flat in London’s Zone 2. I’m well aware that despite the apparent distance between my table and where my food is produced, raised, and grown, whenever I eat I have the opportunity to exercise my convictions about myriad food questions and issues – cross-reference Wendell […]