Here is why 29 tonnes of carrots were dumped on a street in London?

TFF

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Hammerwich

“It is an installation called ‘Grounding’ by the artist and MFA student Rafael Perez Evans. His work is part of Goldsmiths’ MFA degree show. Rafael has arranged for the carrots to be removed at the end of the exhibition and donated to farm animals,” reads the response.


At least the artist is trying to highlight this massive waste! Not sure I'd want to feed this lot to my animals though.

The produce in the piece are unwanted carrots. Carrots that the food industry in the UK deems not worthy of shelves. The full 29 tonnes of vegetables will be collected after the exhibition and sent to feed animals
 

puppet

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Livestock Farmer
Location
sw scotland
Please click on the picture to get the full background report then read it out loud to someone.
Interesting that a meat-free uni is going to feed it to animals. Also interesting to find out if the carrots were actually rejects as look fine from a distance.
Put them on the menu instead of all the imported food.
 

Norm

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“It is an installation called ‘Grounding’ by the artist and MFA student Rafael Perez Evans. His work is part of Goldsmiths’ MFA degree show. Rafael has arranged for the carrots to be removed at the end of the exhibition and donated to farm animals,” reads the response.


At least the artist is trying to highlight this massive waste! Not sure I'd want to feed this lot to my animals though.
I wouldn't want to either, not now they've been contaminated by London.
 

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

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In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...
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