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01/2024 posts

Wild foods you can forage in January

At this time of year Nature appears to be still, sleeping perhaps. It’s a quiet month for gardeners and foragers alike but those who take time to look a little closer are delightfully rewarded with sweet promises of Spring Read more

Bath presentation: introducing the commons

Dave Darby of | 21-Jan-2024 | 0

We were invited to give a presentation at the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution on Jan 9th. Here’s the transcript and slides. Read more

25 dirt-cheap ways to garden organically and save money

Far from being an expensive or exclusive hobby, organic gardening is a brilliant way to buffer the cost-of-living crisis, allowing you to grow fresh, cheap and abundant food close to home, while at the same time nurturing nature. Read more

Vision for a UK-Wide ‘Market Garden Renaissance’ from the Landworkers Alliance

Landworkers Alliance (LWA) launched its brand new report “Horticulture Across Four Nations” at a panel discussion at the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC). Read more

Why cycling and walking are great for your mental health

Keeping active has huge benefits for physical helath – and walking and cycling are the perfect low impact exercise. Read more

Is the corporate digital takeover of big cities ‘progress’?

Dave Darby of | 01-Jan-2024 | 0

In Brett Scott’s blog post, The War on Informality, he talks about his impressions of London after some time away, how it’s becoming more and more difficult to escape surveillance capitalism, and how it’s seeping into every area of Londoners’ lives. Read more

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