Easter is upon us. A time for renewal and hope, and a fair amount of chocolate. But before you bite into that Easter egg, or Easter Bilby, take a moment to meet one of the men behind your chocolate…
As we walk past aisles filled with chocolate-y Easter treats it is hard to imagine that there are people who have never experienced chocolate. And what might astound you even more is that many of the producers of cocoa, the core ingredient in chocolate, may not know how it goes from bean to bar. So we sent Adrien Kouadio from his home in Cote d’Ivoire to England to find out.
As the festive season wraps up, many of us have indulged in feasts, enjoying what summer has to offer in fresh food fare. Not everything we eat and drink is homegrown however. So, off the back of our caffeine-infused holiday happiness, let’s take a moment to honour those who grow food and steward the land in faraway places such as Africa, Asia and Central America.
As we wrap up our froggy twist on the 12 Days of Christmas we present something of a coup, an alternative livelihoods programme the Rainforest Alliance was engaged in that trained 12 people in drum making. Merry Christmas!
For nearly 1 billion people around the world, water does not readily flow through pipes into their homes. Access to clean and safe water is a desperate crisis. So, for the 11th day of Christmas, we’re bringing you 11 ways you can conserve water this holiday period.