The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board is a levy-funded body that collects statistics and organises research programmes for its participating sectors. There are elaborate controls in place to ensure that levies paid by producers are spent within their sector.
a view of nature and the world in human terms to the exclusion of the natural world
Since the growing season for strawberries follow on very closely after asparagus, it is common to find growers who combine both these labour intensive crops in the same business. This simplifies hiring labour, since workers move straight from one crop to the next.
French prison that imposed forced labour on its inmates.
French word for middle class suburb, more familiar in the adjective bourgeois or middle class.
The French word for citizen (citoyenne for ladies) used throughout the revolutionary age.
Department for the Environment, Fisheries and Rural Affairs; covers agriculture, even if the word is absent from the title.
The Direction Générale de la Concurrence, de la Consommation et de la Répression des Fraudes (DGCCRF) is the French finance ministry’s fraud squad. Be Very, Very Nice to them if you meet them at wurk…
Clarified butter,which has been heated to drive out the water and cleared of protein. After this treatment, the ghee can be kept at room temoperature, even in hot cllimates.