Whether it's a hiking trip, a camping weekend or just a visit to some countryside towns, you've got to eat. There's nothing worse than scouring the one village general store and tearoom for sustenance while you desperately fill up on trail mix. But with a little preparation your time in the great outdoors can be happy, healthy and nutritious.
Dairy. Dare we give it up? A lot of people don't see the harm. And for all its faults it's a surprisingly uncontroversial industry - in the public eye anyway.
What is it to hold an extreme position? I am a vegan and people tell me this is extreme. Am I not just taking things a bit too far? An extreme position is one which deviates most from the moderate. I would like to question the moderate.
On the 9th December I returned from what felt like another world. In fact, it was rural north west Nicaragua where I had been living and working for 3 months.
Being an ethical consumer can become this huge thing. Sometimes it's difficult to know where to start. Or you might not see the point at all. In which case it's good to think about it in terms of what you care about. This aspect is as big or small as you want it to be. The global market is huge, it effects everything, and tackling its ethics is daunting but there are structured ways that you can guide yourself through the maze of products and come out the other end with a shopping basket you are happy to vouch for.