Category: farming

Muddying the Waters

How the government’s farming policies have produced a perfectly designed system for flooding your home.

Dredged Up

Never mind the evidence, we’ll do something eye-catching.

Drowning in Money

The hidden and remarkable story of why devastating floods keep happening.

The Landed Mafia

It’s time we confronted the National Farmers’ Union and the millionaires it works for.

Robber Barons

Why do we ignore the most blatant transfer of money from the poor to the rich?

Agricultural Hegemony

Why do farmers’ groups indulge in such ridiculous scaremongering about the restoration of the natural world?


How Britain has been shagged by the white plague.

The Fat of the Land

Robbing the poor, trashing the natural world: Europe’s farm subsidies are an obscenity.

Big Farmer

The poorest taxpayers are subsidising the richest people in Europe: and this spending will remain uncut until at least 2020.

Strong Meat

A new book has forced me to reconsider my views on food.

Towering Lunacy

Green enthusiasm for vertical farms shows that no one is untouched by magical thinking.

Small Is Bountiful

Peasant farmers offer the best chance of feeding the world. So why do we treat them with contempt?

Fallen Fruit

An insane European ruling will be the final straw for the English apple