Animal welfare in our slaughterhouses, Schmallenberg virus and the Welsh School of Artisan Foods
A consultation is being undertaken by the Welsh Government on the emotive issue of how we improve our animal welfare at the time of slaughter. We speak to Compassion in World Farming and the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers.
Green spaces in cities are havens for wildlife, places in which people can relax, explore and recharge their batteries. We visit Eithinog - a 'green lung' for the city of Bangor. 11 hectares of land designated for housing has been the subject of a long campaign which eventually resulted in Gwynedd Council selling it to North Wales Wildlife Trust for £1.
The Woodland conservation Trust, Coed Cadw is calling for an immediate mandatory ban across the UK on importing ash trees in a last-chance bid to help prevent the destructive Chalara disease dieback of ash becoming established in the UK.
And travel around Wales and you may experience many of the fine food traditions we have from the craft bakers, cheese makers and brewers to the fishermen, chefs, and the butchers. The launch of the Welsh School of Artisan Foods which will make that food journey.
Rachael Garside presents the rural news magazine for those who live and work in the Welsh…