Has the World enough resources to sustain the current population growth? Can World agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture and forestry sustain burgeoning populations without habitat destruction, deforestation or species/biodiversity loss?

In the late 18th century Thomas Malthus wrote ‘The power of the population is so superior to the power of the Earth to produce substance for man, that premature death …

Seed Sowing Galore!

The gardens are beginning to buzz as they slowly are bursting with new life.  Signs of springs such as frog spawn, bumble bees and yellow daffodils is a sure sign …

Plotting for a Productive Year!

Edible campus volunteers have been busy planning  their garden plots for the spring with the help of our favourite online planning tool, GrowVeg.  Mapping out our crops is not only …

Skirrets!

Going back to our Roots Or The return of a Medieval Vegetable to St Andrews. I first heard of Skirrets (Sium sisarum) at the end of 2017 after reading a copy of …