Saving the Sea Bass, a City Farm and a Smokery
The rural news magazine examines the new sea bass rules, finds out about securing a future for Wales's only city farm and explores 20 years of smoking food in the Black Mountains.
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New Rules for Sea Bass Fishing - Many fishermen have been angered by European Union rules on fishing Sea Bass. For Anglers it's removed their right to catch and eat bass in the first six months of this year, whilst some commercial fishermen have been allowed to continue landing bass in four of those six months. The original proposal by the EU was a blanket ban to prohibit fishing for sea bass to prevent the dramatic decline in this important stock. Rachael Garside discovers the implications for the industry
Wales' only City Farm - it attracts hundreds of visitors ranging from schoolchildren from deprived areas to local businessmen. And with so many people today simply having no idea where their food comes from Swansea Community Farm claims to have a crucial role to play in educating the public. Based on three and a half acres of land on the edge of Swansea, there were fears that it could all come to an end but they are now celebrating a recent successful appeal which guarantees their future at least for much of this year
and Black Mountains Smokery celebrate 20 years of the business