Adele Jones is Deputy CEO at the Sustainable Food Trust. She has been with the SFT since 2013, primarily focusing on projects including true cost accounting in food and farming and the harmonisation of farm-level sustainability assessment. In 2020 she undertook a part time secondment with the Welsh Government working on an annual sustainability assessment for Welsh farmers called the ‘Farm Sustainability Review’. Between September 2018 – 2019 she completed a part-time secondment with DEFRA working on a project called the ‘Gold Standard Metric’, which aimed to harmonise government-led farm and supply chain sustainability metrics. Previous to these roles, Adele has a background in geography and soil science.
Numerous studies have questioned whether organically certified food is more nutritious than conventionally grown food, with conflicting results. In 2007, it was suggested that, ’Conventional farmers who are closest to organic practices can be better than the worst organic farmer’ In 2017, the Bionutrient Food Association began developing a Bionutrient Scanner to measure food quality […]