Best wishes for 2016

Best wishes for the winter holidays and 2016 It is Christmas Eve, the eCow team have all gone home and it is just me, Toby Mottram locking up for the long weekend and musing on the year that has gone past so quickly. We started the year with production on hold until...

Farm intensification and rewilding

Amongst some environmentalist communities there is a push for “rewilding” which is sometimes seems like a plea to stop farming and let nature rebalance itself. George Monbiot talks about being able to see otters in Scotland this summer and how we should stop...
Cuban farming salsas back to the seventies

Cuban farming salsas back to the seventies

I have been indulging myself with some travel in Cuba, it is a strange exotic place with a lot of Latin spirit and a mixed pride in the 56 years since the Revolution led by Castro.   The island is as big as the UK and it is hard to see more than a tiny part in a short...