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04/2023 posts

What is WikiHouse?

Have you heard of the WikiHouse? Find out about this technology and open source construction set. Read more

Stroud Commons part 3: ‘Money Talks’ public event with Brett Scott, May 19

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 23-Apr-2023 | 0

Stroud ‘commoners club’ is hosting a public event at the Trinity Rooms in Stroud on Friday, May 19 at 7pm. If you live in Stroud, please do come along, and if you know anyone in Stroud, please let them know. Read more

Are metal raised beds safe for vegetables?

James Paris of Planters Post | 19-Apr-2023 | 3

With the growing season, we look at whether or not a metal raised bed is safe for vegetable growing? Read more

Matthew Slater’s review of recent money news

Matthew Slater, co-author of the Credit Commons white paper, produces a biannual (usually!) roundup of money news he finds interesting. Here’s the latest. Read more

Recycle and reuse vs throwing away electrical waste

Annika Collins of Valpak | 12-Apr-2023 | 0

Electrial products and e-waste are often dumped in landfill. Find out about different ways we can deal with the rubbish. Read more

How credit clearing can change the global monetary system: interview with Tomaž Fleischman of Informal Systems

Tom Woodroof of Lowimpact and Mutual Credit Services talks with Tomaž Fleischman of Informal Systems about credit clearing. We believe that credit clearing is one of the four crucial tools in building a new commons economy. Read more

11 easy wild garlic recipes

Spring has sprung and with it comes one of the edible plants for the forager, wild garlic (Allium ursinum). Most people who have dabbled in foraging will know wild garlic (or ramsons) as a great plant to start with as it’s simple to recognise and use in cooking. It’s one of our absolute favourite wild foods.… Continue reading 11 easy wild garlic recipes Read more

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