Defra: ‘How do we make our food green?’

The Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs isasking the public for advice about ‘green food’. It is launching a consultation into making more food while beinggood to the environment. […]

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By Vicky Ellis

The Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs isasking the public for advice about ‘green food’.

It is launching a consultation into making more food while beinggood to the environment.

The Green Food Project will look at the strengths and weaknessesof England in areas such as land use, technology and waste inEngland to influence future agriculture and food policy.

So far, the UK’s strong “aquaculture” when it comes to farmedfishing has been praised.

One commenter added: “England is doing very well in terms ofsubsidising farmers for environmental protection instead ofproduction.”