Daniel Hudspith |
Friday, 9th October 2015

I’m heading up the Mekong River. Despite my best efforts, I cannot help but think of Colonel Kurtz as played by Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now. ‘The horror … the horror’. Of course, it’s anything but horrific.

Rozie Apps |
Wednesday, 7th October 2015

The world's first subterranean farm has opened in London, using hydroponics to grow micro-greens.

Glastonbury Green Fields ©Maddy Harland
Mark Boyle |
Tuesday, 6th October 2015

‘Hands up everyone who believes that their leg is a part of themselves?’

Maddy Harland |
Tuesday, 6th October 2015

Last summer I tried an experiment and it went very well. My friend, Reuben, gave me a few of his 'Puritan' potatoes earlier in the year to try out and I grew a good harvest from them. He highly recommends this variety.

Alice Griffin |
Tuesday, 29th September 2015

It was a long hot summer here in Portugal and given that the intense heat left us with little opportunity to do much at all on our place, we decided to take the summer off and sit it out in more temperate climates. But, now we’re back and getting busy!

Refugees in Hungary ©
IPC Refugee Working Group |
Friday, 25th September 2015

“The world’s refugee crisis is merely a symptom of a more profound problem: the world’s tendency to ignore the human tragedies that produce refugees.” 

- The Conversation, September 16, 2015 4.46am BST Ahrarol J. Ingram, ANU

Chef Shaun Vanlaarhoven slows cucumber respiration rates with rapid cooling in water
Laura Killingbeck |
Thursday, 24th September 2015

I’m not going to lie, post-harvest handling of fruits and vegetables is a rabbit hole that will take you to strange and fascinating places. What happens to plants after they’re picked is not as simple as it appears on the surface. Leaves turn toward the sunlight, sugars transmogrify into new...

Clive Rolison |
Tuesday, 22nd September 2015

Anyone who is interested in permaculture or alternative energy has probably considered using solar panels to provide their home with electricity which doesn’t come from the national grid or create greenhouse gases.