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Vegbox veggies and Jubilee Farm's pigs. Dinner time for not a high cost.

The High Cost of Low Prices

Jubilee Director and economist Aaron Hanson’s monthly blog. Last month’s blog post introduced a rather bleak trade-off between economic health and ecological health.  The gist was that we live in a world ‘in which everyone lives by persuading everyone else to buy things’,[1] and that the planet – and therefore, indirectly, humanity – sustains damage…
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Jubilee Director and economist Aaron Hanson on the economic, the recession and ecological impacts of Covid-19.

A Necessary Recession?

Jubilee Director and economist Aaron Hanson on the economic, the recession, and ecological impacts of Covid-19. It seems even the darkest clouds can have a silver lining. In recent years, air pollution in China has become such a severe problem that it has been responsible for the sacking of senior government officials to placate the…
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Accountable for Creation

Norman Hamilton shares his thoughts on taking seriously the call to care for God’s creation, being accountable for creation. David Attenborough; Greta Thunberg; Extinction Rebellion.  Along with other groups and agencies, they are rarely out of the news as they campaign for more action both by government and ordinary people to halt what they see…
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Christianity and Economics – Part 2

Incentives: How individual decisions shape outcomes for everyone Jubilee co-founder, director and economist Aaron Hanson with the second of a four part series on Christianity and economics, first published by VOX. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit…
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Bee-Attitudes – The Use of Putting Numbers on Nature

Jubilee Co-founder, Director and Economist Aaron Hanson begins a monthly column on environmental and agricultural topics. This month: ecosystem services! What is a bee worth? You might be surprised at the multitude and sophistication of answers to such a question, but the gist of all the answers is simple enough: quite a lot. In policy-making…
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Art Competition

Launching 8 February at our second Pig Club Tasting Menu and closing 28 March, the theme of our inaugural art competition is ‘Animals on the Farm’. Run by Jubilee, an agricultural and environmental organisation, Jubilee Farm is home to a wide variety of domestic and wild animals, from pigs to poultry and from otters to…
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Pig Club Tasting Menu

What happens when an award-winning eatery and an award-winning community-farm join forces? Answer: a unique tasting menu event combining quality, provenance and taste! On the 8th February, Jubilee will be partnering with Bia Rebel to run a Pig Club Tasting Menu. Showcasing the quality and flavour of the free-range, native-breed pork from Jubilee Farm, this…
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Christmas Gifts

Buy your loved ones a meaningful gift this Christmas and support the award-winning work of Northern Ireland’s first community-owned farm at the same time. Simply choose your gift(s) from the list below and send us an email to mail [@] jubilee.coop with your choices. We’ll send you an invoice for payment, followed by a gift…
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Volunteer Days 2020

Our volunteer days 2020 have restarted after being suspended for 5 months due to the Covid-19 health crisis. Please register to attend HERE (max 15 people per event). Get into the great outdoors with the second year of our pilot community volunteer days! Enjoy taking part in farm tasks AND getting to know new people,…
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Volunteer Gardeners

Reporting to: Market Gardener    Days of work: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday    Hours of work:  7 per week  Organisation description  Formally established in 2017, Jubilee Community Benefit Society is a multi-award winning Christian and cooperative creation care organisation. We work for the benefit of both a geographical community of all backgrounds and beliefs, the…
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