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New, stories and events on food at the University of St Andrews.

An Antidote to Student Stress: the Edible Campus Gardens

Learn what food to produce in Scotland, how to choose seasonal fruit and veg, and the skills to grow your own! William Sproxton-Miller, recent graduate, guides us through the Edible Campus Gardens by the University of…

Fairtrade success!

The University of St Andrews awarded in nationwide Fairtrade University and College Award The University of St Andrews is one of the first universities in the country to be awarded the new Fairtrade University 2-stars…

Sustainable Food

Back in May Cara Nicholson, an undergraduate student at the University of St Andrews, shadowed the Environment Team for a day, collaborating with the team on communications. Have a read through what Cara and Mariya had…

Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

Monday saw the start of the annual Fairtrade Fortnight – a festival originating with the Fairtrade Foundation. University of St Andrews has been a Fairtrade University since 2007 and as such partakes in the…

Fairtrade Christmas

As the holidays approach we are flooded with consumer adverts, deals and sales, finding it hard to resist spending on things we may not even need, or end up never using. However, we could use the this time of the year…

Fairtrade and Brownies

Lindsey Mackay, the Sustainability Intern for the Environment Team, discusses Fairtrade and shares a recipe which can be enjoyed by everyone. The Environment Team strive to improve the sustainability agenda across the…

Eating organic on a budget

The launch of “Swallow This“, Joanna Blythman’s latest exposé on the food processing industry, has got us thinking about food labelling. Supermarkets bombard us with messages of “fresh”, “natural”, and “healthy”…

Consumer’s Guide to Ethical Food Certifications

It’s the third Sunday of the month: your turn to cook dinner – that’s fine because you’re not in charge of washing the dishes. As you meander through the store aisles, you remember that your flatmates are picky; John…