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Greener grocers: six great ethical supermarkets

The Ecologist

23rd May, 2011

Not every supermarket is a heartless corporate giant: here are six that are showing Tesco and co how it's done more...
drinking beer

Five of the best…organic beers

The Ecologist

16th May, 2011

Better for the environment and better tasting than mass-produced, imported lager; isn’t it time you gave real ale a go? We asked the Campaign for Real Ale’s Jon Howard to round up some of the best more...
holding

The cheese wedding cake: the cruelty-free choice

The Ecologist

25th April, 2011

Sink your teeth into a cheese wedding cake and leave concerns about pesticides and battery hens behind more...
breakfast

How green is your breakfast?

Sella Oneko

18th April, 2011

From animal welfare concerns to pesticide-hungry cereals, eating breakfast isn’t always planet-friendly. Sella Oneko explains why more...
farmers' markets

Top 10…UK farmers’ markets

Jeff Holman

15th April, 2011

From local specialities to homemade treats, shopping at Britain’s farmers’ markets is a great way to get stuck into premium produce and support local farmers. Jeff Holman rounds up some of the best more...
tea

Top 10...organic and fairtrade teas

Laura Sevier

13th April, 2011

Say sayonara to your standard tea and try a cup of one of the Ecologist’s 10 favourite Fairtrade and organic teas. Laura Sevier puts the kettle on more...
cow

Top 10...alternatives to cows milk

Ruth Styles

13th April, 2011

High in fat and with a carbon footprint to match, cow’s milk is neither the greenest or healthiest milk available. So what are the alternatives? Here are 10 of the best more...
soseki

Eco eatery: Soseki

Jemima Roberts

12th April, 2011

A city fish bar that cares more than most about sustainability; Jemima Roberts puts Soseki to the test to find out whether its food is as good as its principles more...
easter eggs

Ethical Easter egg alternatives

The Ecologist

28th March, 2011

Make this year’s Easter celebrations greener, with ethical gifts from Divine and planting charity, Tree Aid more...
patriotic bunting

How to…throw an eco-friendly Royal Wedding party

Ruth Styles

23rd March, 2011

Crack open the champagne and bring out the bunting: Ruth Styles looks at green ways to throw a suitably stylish Royal Wedding shebang more...

Love Food Hate Waste: how to eat sustainably

The Ecologist

21st March, 2011

Food production has a huge carbon footprint made worse by the enormous quantities thrown away. There's no need to become a fregan, but isn’t it time you started making the most of leftovers? Celebrity chef Richard Fox shows us how it's done more...

Top 10… foods to forage

Kara Moses

18th March, 2011

Thought there was no such thing as a free lunch? As Kara Moses found out, Britain’s edible wild plants, berries and nuts can provide exactly that more...

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Green Business: Innocent

Peter Salisbury

9th March, 2011

What does Coca Cola’s 58 per cent share in one of the UK’s most distinctive and ethical brands mean for the future of the company? If you believe Innocent Drinks founder, Richard Reed, nothing but good. Peter Salisbury went to find out more more...

How to…cook (and enjoy) offal, pluck and other unusual meat cuts

Laura Sevier

8th March, 2011

Half a pig’s head doesn’t sound like a promising choice for a romantic supper for two. But for chefs Fergus Henderson and Valentine Warner, it’s just the ticket more...

Eco eatery: The Duke of Cambridge

The Ecologist

28th February, 2011

11 years after it opened, Islington’s Duke of Cambridge pub is still one of London's best organic eateries more...

Green gold: organic olive oil

The Ecologist

21st February, 2011

Organic olive oil is the eco-friendly alternative to butter and rapeseed oils more...

Forget Nori: Laverbread is the seaweed to savour

The Ecologist

14th February, 2011

Parsons Pickles' Welsh laverbread might not look particularly promising but it does pack a seriously nutritious punch

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Green Business: Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard

Ruth Styles

9th February, 2011

From biodynamic farming methods to persuading people to give English wine another try, the Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard's Roy Cook is transforming the British wine industry
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PICK OF THE DAY: Crazy Jack Organic Butter Biscuits

The Ecologist

7th February, 2011

Wholly organic and (fairly) good for you, Crazy Jack’s organic butter biscuits are a tasty teatime treat with an eco-friendly twist more...

PICK OF THE DAY: Eat the Seasons

The Ecologist

31st January, 2011

One of the most useful eating guides around, website Eat the Seasons includes everything you’ve ever wanted to know about eating seasonally and more
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Top 10… ways to eat fish sustainably

Katharine Helmore

14th January, 2011

Support Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's Big Fish Fight by making sure that the fish you eat is ethically caught and sourced from sustainable fisheries
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How to...detox

Vi Nguyen

7th January, 2011

If the festive season has left you a pound or two overweight, a detox could be just what you need. Here’s how to do it the eco-friendly way more...

How to…detox

Vi Nguyen

7th January, 2011

If the festive season has left you a pound or two overweight, a detox could be just what you need. Here’s how to do it the eco-friendly way more...

Cut down on food waste: making the most of your Christmas bird

Tom Antebi

28th December, 2010

Have you maximised your festive leftovers potential this year? Here are our top tips for getting the best out of your turkey for Boxing Day and beyond - and a recipe for the perfect roast chicken more...

Behind the Label: Christmas turkey

Pat Thomas

16th December, 2010

Christmas dinner means only one thing for millions of us: turkey. But the intensively reared and genetically manipulated birds that most will consume this holiday season leave a nasty taste in the mouth more...

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