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08/2022 posts

Some unusual finds in your garden

Diana Page of Wild Harvest | 31-Aug-2022 | 0

Unusual finds in your garden to support skincare Read more

What is sociocracy? With Ted Rau of Sociocracy For All

Ted Rau of Sociocracy For All | 28-Aug-2022 | 0

Here I’m talking with Ted Rau, one of the co-founders of of Sociocracy For All, and leader of the general circle for that organisation. Read more

How To make cider vinegar

To make cider vinegar we need to start with a fully fermented dry cider with a minimum 5% alcohol content. Sulphur dioxide should not have been added for storage, because this will inhibit the conversion to acetic acid. Read more

How perpetual GDP growth is killing fishing

Stephen Coghlan of CASSE | 21-Aug-2022 | 1

Stephen Coghlan, associate professor of freshwater fisheries ecology at the University of Maine, and Maine chapter director for the Center for the Advancement of the Steady-state Economy, explains how the quest for perpetual GDP growth is damaging fish and fishing. Read more

Why eat raw foods?

A fast synopsis and gentle reminder of the power and necessity of incorporating raw foods in your diet for health and vibrancy… Read more

Designing your garden for extreme heat

Nick Mann of Habitat Aid | 10-Aug-2022 | 0

Many perennials, shrubs and trees – particularly newly planted – are going to struggle in the kind of conditions we’re faced with as I write – record high temperatures after months of low rainfall. What can we do to help them? Read more

How to spread the idea of (much) more radical change?

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 07-Aug-2022 | 3

We need system change, no less (i.e. system replacement, rather than trying to tweak this fundamentally damaging system). Here, I want to talk more about how I came to this conclusion, and what the route to radical change might be. Read more

Painting with limewash paint

Using, creating and choosing limewash for your home. Read more

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