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Phil Moore

What was once a forgotten Victorian walled kitchen garden is now an accessible public permaculture project. Set within Towneley Hall, Burnley's largest park, Offshoots holds a unique...

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Ben Law

Last month I was discussing adding value and making use of wind blown larch trees;...

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Charlotte Haworth

Autumn is here, and with it the traditional time of harvest and abundance. With the current global food system meaning that we now have international networks transporting our food to...

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Robin Grey

Back in 2011, Clare Joy and Ru Litherland from a London-based cooperative of food growers called 'OrganicLea' gave a talk at one of the quarterly Community Food Growers Network (CFGN)...

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Maddy Harland

Ever needed a post box but balked at the price? Whilst on holiday in Connemara out on the west coast of Ireland, I came across a wonderful idea for repurposing a microwave oven. It is...

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Phil Moore

There's a place where the gardens are back to front and where one person's shed is another one's tool box. Welcome to Hoad Terrace, where the gardens provide the stepping stones to community.

Kay,...

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Carl Legge

You know that feeling when you pick more courgettes towards the back end of the summer. More! You've eaten them raw, stuffed, sautéed, griddled, baked, on pizza, with pasta, in salads and soups and you...

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Derek Jones

This bug house uses some easily found natural materials, such as bamboo canes, pieces of wood, twigs and plant stems, to provide a range of homes for lots of different invertebrates. This project is...

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Phil Moore

What was once an empty school playground is now home to a series of veg beds, with thermal solar storing pathways.

Hopscotch and handball markings remain with the North/South/East/West compass...

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Daniel C. Wahl

This book is a truly remarkable compendium of collective wisdom. It brings together a wide diversity of perspectives and it does so in true ecovillage fashion by...

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Thomas Smith

Getting to the heart of the permaculture ethic of fair shares, David Bollier's book provides an excellent primer on the theory and practice of the commons, a bottom...

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Patrick Whitefield

This is a book that can evoke big sighs of relief, along the lines of ‘Thank God, I don’t have to do that any more!’ Even more...

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Alex Hazeltine

The Unselfish Spirit by Mick Collins responds to the idea, first put forward by the psychologist Carl Gustav Jung, that behind the global crisis...