A little book that navigates the minefield of Common Land in Britain, offers valuable help for smallholders, downshifters and hill farmers and covers all aspects of rights relating to livestock, plants, and minerals plus information about enforcement.
Carl Legge reviews Alys Fowler's The Thrifty Forager and finds not only a useful guide to finding wild food but a plant directory and a guide to setting up a community orchard to boot. Your suppers will never be the same again. Check out our special readers' offer too!
Lammas is a good example of bringing new life to barren pastures, through building an eco-village that aims to sustain itself. This new film looks at how this low impact self-build community coped building regulations, and the challenges and celebrations of creating a bio-diverse community.