“Loving the Earth” will be the theme of the 2016 Terra Madre Salone del Gusto which will be held September 22 to 26, 2016 in Turin. The salon will focus on three areas: how to become a farmer, how to become a co-producer, and how to grow a vegetable garden. (Article in French)
The full letter that was sent to to Ms. Vestager of the European Commission for Competition yesterday, in which Eric Adreiu and 54 MEPs call on the European Commission to refuse the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer.
France’s honey production in 2016 saw ‘another catastrophic year’ due to the weather, falling to approximately 9,000 tons, well below the 10,000 tons in 2014, which was already considered the ‘worst year in French apiculture’, UNAF announced Thursday. (Article in French)
The polemic on the grant that was awarded to hunters is ‘highly amusing’ to Laurent Wauquiez. But for his opponent in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, it is the drop of water that will tip over the vase for a policy considered anti-environmental and an example of cronyism. (Article in French)
Antibiotics are extensively used in livestock farming, not only in healing animals, but also in preventing infections or, in some countries, to promote growth. What can be done to reduce their use in animals? (Article in French)
Some of France’s top chefs on Tuesday denounced the $66-billion takeover of controversial seed firm Monsanto by chemicals giant Bayer as a “danger for our dinner plates”.
Whether by grabbing a hoe, clearing brush, or using some elbow grease to eradicate weeds, French communes must find an alternative to herbicides in maintaining their green spaces before the coming ban on these products in public spaces. (Article in French)
The spark was set by Sébastian Bras, the grand chef of Laguiole in Aveyron. During a conversation about the quality of his meats, he tossed us a mystery, “you really need to meat Lulu.” (Article in French)
From September 16th to 18th, Freegan Pony is hosting Paris Food Art Week, the Parisian edition of the Berlin Food Art Week, which joyfully mixes cuisine with contemporary art. (Article in French)
Long perceived as an idea that might be a bit fanciful, permaculture is now seducing agricultural experts, as evidenced by the very serious National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA) who has launched a study that will last four years. (Article in French)
Lagers, dark beers, but also acid ones, with coriander or Fleur de Sel from Camargue… the Provençal micro-brewery Sulauze is surfing the wave of craft beers to develop beverages that are “specialized” and completely organic. (Article in French)