Colin Tudge is a biologist by education and a writer by trade. He worked for Farmers Weekly, New Scientist, and BBC Radio 3 before going freelance in about 1990, and is author of about 15 books on natural history, evolution, genetics, ecology – and, in particular, on nutrition, cooking, and agriculture. Around 2008, together with his wife Ruth (West) and help from good friends, he began the Campaign for Real Farming — which has given rise to the Oxford Real Farming Conference and the still peripatetic but ever-growing College for Real Farming and Food Culture. The aim is to help bring about a global, cross-the-board Renaissance – as discussed in his latest book, The Great Re-Think.
The world is in a horrible mess — and it doesn’t need to be. If we, humanity, played our cards right, then we and our fellow creatures could still be looking forward to a long and glorious future – a million years for starters with much more to follow. To achieve this, however, we have […]