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August- the perfect time to forage for giant puffballs

The flesh of the Giant Puffballs has been compared to cheese or tofu… Continue reading

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What sort of salad should you plant in July?

Hestitating what to plant next ? Let Charles Dowding help you The character of leaf harvests can swing back and forth throughout the summer as growth is so rapid, some sowings lasting less long than at other times of year, … Continue reading

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Should you think about using hempcrete when building your home?

With a good understanding of the material, and a little practice, hempcrete is a hugely rewarding material to work with Continue reading

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Finding an orchard in the heart of the city

But the critical thing is that the houses around us have been built on something: farmland, garden or, sometimes, orchard. Continue reading

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The links between poverty and environmental degradation

Poverty is linked to environmental degradation. The poor live in the most polluted places, in proximity to industrial areas, close to transport lines, in neighborhoods poorly serviced in water supply or garbage collection. One way of apprehending poverty in other … Continue reading

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Climate Change – One Aspect of a Global Crisis

We must abandon the idea of separate crises that may be solvable independently of one another. Continue reading

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Why should you learn how to store garden produce?

I have also always felt ridiculous buying vegetables or fruit that have been flown halfway round the world when I had been growing a surplus of the same ones myself only a few months earlier. Continue reading

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