Sep
28
2018
Steve Hanson

Permaculture pigs: integrating pigs into a permaculture design

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Posted Sep 28 2018 by Steve Hanson of Permaculture Eden

Firstly I should state there is no such thing as a permaculture pig, but rather pigs woven in to a permaculture design. Firstly we have to look carefully at every element we are planning on putting in to our design. Read more …

Sep
27
2018
Richard Phillips

Ten top tips for running a market stall or craft fayre stall

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Posted Sep 27 2018 by Richard Phillips of The Soap Kitchen
Handmade soap at a stall in Mexico - via Wikimedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:6oGastronomica31.JPG)

Today we’re sharing ten tips for running a market stall or craft fayre stall from the folks behind The Soap Kitchen. Read more …

Sep
25
2018
Maresa Bossano

CSA Network UK AGM and inspiring photography exhibition – all in a day!

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Find out at the CSA Network UK AGM 2018 in London on 16 October!

If you’re in London on 16th October, don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to celebrate community supported agriculture at the CSA Network UK AGM and be inspired by the Feed the World photography exhibition. Read more …

Sep
23
2018
Matthew Slater

How could we build a viable alternative to the current, bank-controlled money system? Interview with Matthew Slater of the Credit Commons Collective

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Collaborative credit - a viable alternative to the current money system?

This week we’re talking with Matthew Slater of the Credit Commons Collective, working to build a mutualist, credit-based alternative to the current money system. Read more …

Sep
20
2018
Ruby Taylor

Pottery on the wild side: digging your own clay

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Posted Sep 20 2018 by Ruby Taylor of Native Hands
Digging your own clay is possible if you know where to look (and don't mind getting wet!)

Digging your own clay – too much hassle or a whole lot of fun? We hear from Ruby Taylor of Native Hands about how to source your own clay, as she does for her wild pottery courses in Sussex. Over to her from here…  Read more …

Sep
18
2018
Jyoti Fernandes

Want better food for all? The Good Food Good Farming march is for you.

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Join the Good Food Good Farming march in London on 14 October!

The Landworkers’ Alliance are joining with others to call for an Agriculture Bill that provides access to healthy sustainable food for all. Join them on Sunday 14 October as they head to Westminster for the Good Food Good Farming March. Read more …

Sep
16
2018
Simon Fairlie

Is eating meat ethical or sustainable? Interview with Simon Fairlie, author of ‘Meat: A Benign Extravagance’

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Posted Sep 16 2018 by Simon Fairlie of The Land Magazine
Is eating meat ethical? And what about dairy?

We are sometimes approached by people asking why we provide information on vegetarianism, veganism and keeping animals. Isn’t that a bit incongruous? We don’t think it is Read more …

Sep
13
2018
Craig Bayne

A woodland classroom for north London – help OrganicLea make it happen!

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Posted Sep 13 2018 by Craig Bayne of OrganicLea
Can you help OrganicLea build their new woodland classroom?

OrganicLea are planning a woodland classroom but need your help to make it happen. Craig Bayne tells us more about how you can get involved with this fantastic opportunity to create more space for nature-based learning and food growing skills in north east London. Read more …

Sep
11
2018
Maresa Bossano

Celebrate a bumper harvest at a CSA Open Day this autumn

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Is there a CSA Open Day near you?

We hear from Maresa Bossano about the CSA Open Day events promising fun, friendship and the opportunity to learn about your local community farm this autumn. Read more …

Sep
9
2018
Peter Burke

Living together 5: commonhold for cohousing projects – interview with Peter Burke of A Fairer Society

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Posted Sep 9 2018 by Peter Burke of A Fairer Society
Commonhold for cohousing - just one of the options outlined by A Fairer Society

This week we’re talking with Peter Burke of A Fairer Society, a consultancy for people thinking about setting up some sort of cohousing project, from housing co-ops to community land trusts. Read more …

Sep
6
2018
Dan Hurring

The National Permaculture Convergence is heading for Hulme

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2018 National Permaculture Convergence

We hear from Permaculture Association’s Dan Hurring about the 2018 National Permaculture Convergence, running 20-23 September in Hulme, Manchester. Will you be there? Read more …

Sep
4
2018
Frank White

Farm Hack is coming to Wales! Join in 6-7 October at the CSA Gathering

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Farm Hack is coming to Wales in October 2018 - don't miss out!

You’re invited to participate in skill shares and farm hacks from 6-7 October 2018 at Tyddyn Teg Co-operative near Caernarfon. A joint event between Farm Hack and the Community Supported Agriculture network in Wales, Frank White tells us more. Read more …

Sep
2
2018
Prof. Jem Bendell

12 reasons why people refuse to address the idea that we’re headed for near-term societal collapse

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Posted Sep 2 2018 by Prof. Jem Bendell of IFLAS
Our biosphere is teetering on the edge of global societal collapse, as with these ships at the imagined edge of the world

The starting point for a generative discussion of the deep adaptation agenda is a difficult one. Because to begin to rigorously and imaginatively discuss this topic first requires us to accept the likelihood of near term societal collapse. Read more …

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