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Home truths: Granny knew how to save the planet on the home front

Talking about saving the planet? I once knew a suburban Dublin couple whose diet consisted substantially of fruit and veg grown in their back garden. Much of the meat they ate was game, shot by the husband in the field (definitely not vegan). Rabbit, pheasant, wild duck, pigeon and the like. They kept chickens at the end of their suburban garden for eggs and the occasional Sunday roast. The rooster woke them (and their neighbours) in the mornings.

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