Sep
22
2021
Joanne Hooper

Introducing the Velojuicer – pedal-powered apple scratter

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Posted Sep 22 2021 by Joanne Hooper of the Orchard Project

Here is an in-depth look at the Velojuicer, our pedal-powered apple juicer. A lightweight, mobile, all-in-one machine that scrats, presses, and juices apples using only human power and a bit of good humour.

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Sep
19
2021
Caroline Bennett

Why we should support small fishing boats over super-trawlers, Part 2

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Posted Sep 19 2021 by Caroline Bennett of Sole of Discretion
Why we should support small fishing boats over super-trawlers

Here’s Part 2 of my interview with Caroline Bennett, founder of ‘Sole of Discretion’, a community interest company that sells fish caught by a collective of small fishing boats in Devon. Here we talk about the life of small fishing boat skippers.

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Sep
15
2021
Robin Fawcett

Support your local green woodworker

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Posted Sep 15 2021 by Robin Fawcett of Treewright

Green woodworking – beautuful stools, chairs, tables, bowls, spoons and kitchen utensils. What’s not to like? ‘Price’ is what some of you might be saying, and this is a topic we’re going to be coming back to again and again. Price is the stumbling block that is pushing us towards a world of low-quality goods, sweatshops, environmental damage, breakdown of community and unemployment – and away from a world of high-quality goods, craft production, sustainability, short supply chains and vibrant communities.

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Sep
12
2021
Eloise Sentito

Career change? Making a living from weaving

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Posted Sep 12 2021 by Eloise Sentito of These Isles

Career change? Making a living from weaving. At Lowimpact.org we’re interested in helping to bring production back to communities, and so we’re talking with craftspeople, smallholders, natural builders, renewables installers and small business owners in our range of topics. I’ll be asking them about their jobs, and for advice for people who might be interested in doing similar things.

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Sep
8
2021
Rebecca Laughton

12 reasons why industrial-scale agriculture is driving environmental destruction

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12 reasons industrial-scale agriculture is driving environmental destruction

In this article, the LWA’s Horticulture Campaigns Coordinator Rebecca Laughton explains why we have to produce and trade a greater percentage of food locally.

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Sep
5
2021
Caroline Bennett

Why we should support small fishing boats over super-trawlers, Part 1

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Here’s Part 1 of our interview with Caroline Bennett, founder of ‘Sole of Discretion’, a community interest company that sells fish caught by a collective of small fishing boats in Devon. Here we’re talking about the sustainability and community benefits of small fishing boats, the barriers that they face, and how her business can help you support them.

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Sep
1
2021
Andy Reynolds

Repairing an off-grid wind and solar electrical system

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Posted Sep 1 2021 by Andy Reynolds of the Ecolodge

We recently blogged about a project: ‘rebuilding a home, and changing the surrounding fields from dead agricultural land into an oasis of natural life’ – as well as building an off-grid electrical and heating system. Here’s the next in the series – about repairing an off-grid wind and solar electrical system.

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