Nov
28
2012
Phil Miller

The laya: wonder tool

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Posted Nov 28 2012 by Phil Miller of Bizipozatours

Soil management is a big subject. It seems to require the balancing of; drainage, crop rotation, enriching with compost and turning mechanically. It can be approached as a science or an art because it consists of both. Read more …

Nov
21
2012
Dave Darby

Recent findings on glyphosate, and why we don’t need GM food

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Posted Nov 21 2012 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org
seed saving

Do you know what glyphosate is? It’s a herbicide developed by Monsanto, sold under the trade name Roundup – the most widely-used pesticide in the world. Genetically-engineered (Roundup ready) soy has been developed to tolerate glyphosate. Read more …

Nov
8
2012
Zoe Wangler

Affordable, natural, homes for smallholdings: how you can help

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affordable, natural, homes

First some background, then below is Zoe’s appeal for letters of support. Wouldn’t it be good if people were allowed to put up their own natural home on their own land, to produce food for themselves and for the rest of us. Read more …

Nov
5
2012
Sam Ryan

Overland to Australia 3: Trans-Siberian Railway

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Posted Nov 5 2012 by Sam Ryan of Lowimpact.org
trans siberian railway

Sam Ryan worked for Lowimpact.org in the UK for a year, and is now on his way overland, with his partner Dani, back home to Australia to set up Low-impact Australia over there. He’s going to send us a few blog articles en route. This third one is about the trans-Siberian railway. Read more …

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