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Peter May

Over the past couple of years people have been sharing orchard skills across age groups, across the professional / community divide and...across the Channel.

The Orchards...

Every public space can be a food forest - here's an LA example
Sarah Pugh

Every public space, every niche, could be planted up as a food forest. The lead picture is taken in LA and shows how a simple change in the law by pioneering urban farmer, Ron Finley,...

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Rozie Apps

We all need a good night’s sleep, it helps give us a healthy mind and body. But for many of us, due to various reasons, this isn’t always possible. But scientists in...

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Ruth Hayward and Jenny Pickerill

Increasing numbers of people are interested in developing community self build projects around the world. In the UK inspirational projects include LILAC (Leeds), Hockerton...

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Sally Broughton

You'll need a shoebox - or similar - small piece of foil, small piece of white paper, and a sharp knife/scissors :-

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Bess Miles-Duncan

It was earlier in the year with a sense of despair I wondered if I would be growing any vegetables at all this year. We were in a temporary home in Yorkshire and there was not much garden at all, just a...

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Bryn Thomas - Brighton Permaculture Trust

For several years we have been turning waste fruit from local orchards and people's homes into delicious produce such as jams, chutneys, and juices at pop-up scrumping events.

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Kirsten - Milkwood

The thing about farming on the small is that big machines just don't make sense, and often aren't affordable to your small, regenerative farming enterprise anyway.

And yet, once you've brought 18...

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Permaculture magazine

Are you wasting water? National Water Saving Week is here from 22-29th March 2015 to raise awareness and inspire us all to save water.

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Paul Cudenec

O, obscene era
this is an emergency!
('Deep Time, Deep Tissue')

There's no mistaking the message articulated by Helen Moore in her...

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Burra Maluca - Permies.com

I had a feeling I was going to like this book when I realised it was written in Wales, by a guy who wears camo. It was even printed in Aberystwyth!

I became...

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Burra Maluca - Permies.com

Every time I pick up one of Looby's books, I'm intrigued by the title but a little dubious about whether the book itself is going to apply to me. This one was no...

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Flo & Jolly Bailey

The Honey Man [www.thehoneyman.org], is a funny but highly moving exploration of Black British identity,...