Preserving food articles

Jan
6
2021
Sarah Young

Food preservation methods to make the most of seasonal produce: Part 3

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Keen to plan ahead to make the most of seasonal produce this year? We share a season-by-season exploration of food preservation methods, in a last instalment from our friends at Ethical.net. Read more …

Dec
17
2020
Sarah Young

Food preservation methods to make the most of seasonal produce: Part 2

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From drying and canning to pickling, bottling and more, Ethical.net share a second instalment of food preservation methods to make the most of seasonal produce throughout the year. Read more …

Dec
2
2020
Sarah Young

Food preservation methods to make the most of seasonal produce: Part 1

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Keen to make the most of seasonal produce? We learn about the what and why of traditional food preservation methods with Ethical.net, beginning with the humble larder and root cellar. Read more …

Nov
20
2019
Ruby Taylor

November forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

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Learn how you can soothe your sore throat sugar-free with rosehip vinegar, as Ruby Taylor of Native Hands shares her November forage of the month. Read more …

Sep
17
2019
Nick Mann

How to store apples over the winter: a brief guide

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You’ve picked your apples but what to do now? Learn how to make the best of the harvest with Nick Mann’s brief guide to how to store apples over the winter. Read more …

Mar
8
2018
Sophie Paterson

A feast of fermentation: from atchara to zymology

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Sophie Paterson of Lowimpact.org takes a look at the diversity of tastes offered by fermentation, a low-impact form of food preservation which has endured through time and across cultures. Read more …

Nov
19
2017
Sophie Paterson

Join our new online community Living Low Impact

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We’re excited to introduce our new Facebook group Living Low Impact – and you’re invited! Read more …

Aug
18
2017
Sophie Paterson

In praise of the domestic larder: an alternative to the modern fridge

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Once a mainstay of households in times gone by, the humble larder provided a practical storage solution for foodstuffs requiring storage over a longer period of time. Read more …

Aug
16
2017
Sophie Paterson

A year of downshifting in Devon

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Downshifting means working less, earning less and spending less and it’s what Lowimpact.org’s Sophie Paterson has spent the past year attempting to do. She shares what she’s learnt so far and why she’d encourage others to embrace downshifting too. Read more …

Oct
6
2016
Dave Darby

The power of doing things ourselves using recycled materials: the Permaculture Book of DIY

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This is a radical new book – not because the ideas within it are going to change the world, but because it contains funky little DIY projects that could make a lot of people think ‘hey, I’ve always wanted one of those, but was put off by the cost – but actually, I could do it myself’. Read more …

Feb
4
2016
Dave Darby

Win a copy of our partner Sally Morgan’s great new book, ‘Living on One Acre or Less’

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This is a new book by our partner Sally Morgan of Empire Farm. It’s a comprehensive guide to starting and running your own micro-smallholding. Read more …

Jun
24
2015
Dave Darby

Low-impact & the city 1: introduction – how possible is it to live in a sustainable, non-corporate way in a city?

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I lived at Redfield Community for 13 years – it’s where Lowimpact.org was born – but now I live in London, and so I’m assessing my options for living as low-impact a life as I can. Read more …

Mar
11
2015
Lauren Simpson

Help Brighton Permaculture Trust build a straw-bale ‘fruit factory’

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Brighton Permaculture Trust are Scaling Up the Scrump – and need your help to make it happen!

For several years we’ve been turning waste fruit from local orchards and people’s homes into delicious produce such as jam, chutneys, and juices at pop-up scrumping events. Read more …

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