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Can Britain feed itself?.

Kenneth Mellanby

Can Britain feed itself?.

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Published by Merlin Press in London .
Written in English


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Inthe Scottish ecologist Kenneth Mellanby wrote a short book called Can Britain Feed Itself. His answer was yes, if we eat less meat. The way in which he worked it out was simple, almost a back of the envelope job, but it provides a useful template Can Britain feed itself?.

book. He has picked up on the thesis of Kenneth Mellanby’s book of – Can Britain Feed Itself. Sir Kenneth too emphasised that his book was only a preliminary sketch – and yet, more than 30 years later, it is still the most thorough assessment.

How many we can feed, and how easily, depends on what we are trying to do, says Fairley. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mellanby, Kenneth.

Can Britain feed itself. London: Merlin Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): At the moment Britain imports nearly 40 per cent of its food, most of its energy and nearly all of its fibre.

In years to come we might have to become more self-sufficient. If so, it would not be for the first time. Many people alive today remember the last time the UK had to resort to home production.

20 Dec Can Britain Feed Itself. Clearly, in the context of energy descent, this is a question we should all be asking, Can Britain feed itself?. book amazingly no one has really asked it in any depth since Kenneth Mellanby’s book ‘Can Britain Feed Itself’ published in   Yes, Britain should be able to feed itself with essentials, but not in the current situation.

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As Colin Tudge, among others, has written, simple arithmetic shows that Britain can undoubtedly feed itself, and common sense suggests that it should at least be “self-reliant” – able to feed itself if needs be, but trading fairly to acquire what can’t be grown here.

Because the UK does not have a comparative advantage in food production. Before the Second World War, this was so marked that the country’s agriculture was very run down and it was heavily reliant on imported grain from Canada and Australia.

Austr. It is not". -- Bee Wilson * The Guardian * Feeding Britain is distinguished by the clarity and care with which it lays out urgent issues, most centrally that Britain does not produce enough food to feed itself. -- Erica Wagner * Financial Times * Lang practically invented food ethics in.

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Organized by the Council of Industrial Design, it was held in empty ground-floor galleries of the Victoria & Albert Museum, from September to December A groundbreaking, morale boosting exhibition, it showcased British design and manufacturing. Can Britain Feed Itself. Fairlie’s essay is itself inspired by the work of Scottish ecologist Kenneth Mellanby, who in concluded that Britain can feed itself if we eat less meat.

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I gave a talk to Sustainable Clonakilty earlier this year on how the town could feed itself. I calculated that to supply a balanced diet with moderate amounts of meat and dairy to a population of 5, would take about ha of cereals 25 of pulses, of fruit and veg, and 70 of oilseed crops, a total ha of cultivated and of grassland.

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