Archives: Food and farming

Minimum standards for the protection of farm rabbits

Molly responds to a report on minimum standards for the Protection of Farm Rabbits which calls on the European Commission to present legislative proposals on setting minimum standards on welfare.

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Brexit ‘swamping’ Defra warn Greens

Molly has said that Brexit is ‘swamping’ Defra and preventing them from drawing up plans for when Britain leaves the EU.

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Ploughing a Lone Furrow: Farming Policy Post Brexit

As the UK prepares for life outside the EU, Molly has commissioned two reports to inform policy makers, farmers, food producers and rural communities on how we can use Brexit as an opportunity to create an ecologically sustainable farming system and thriving rural communities.

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Greens launch radical ideas for agriculture post-Brexit in response to ‘no plan’ from government

Molly has launched two reports on ideas for the future of farming post-Brexit.

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The future of British farming outside the EU: a report by The Soil Association

This report sets out six proposals for domestic agricultural policy after the UK leaves the EU. These ideas have the potential to transform farming and land use at the scale and pace required to meet multiple challenges – from tackling climate change and nature degradation to supporting rural livelihoods and improving public health.  There is […]

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