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Urban Farming Imagine a local farm producing masses of delicious, fresh, succulent organic fruit and vegetables all year round. You may live miles away from green fields, but this farm is different as it’s tucked away in the middle of your town or city! Urban farms are popping up all over the world and there…

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What healthy food? My Homegrown Cabbages are Patented?! 5

healthy food: This probably sounds like a completely ridiculous question, but I’m afraid this is not as far-fetched as it first appears. Whether you grow your own veggies or not, our whole food/healthy food   system is becoming monopolised and it could well be that those crunchy green cabbages you have grown are patented! If…

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Ecovillages and Communal Living- green life 2020 6

Have you ever thought of escaping the “rat race” and the stresses and strains of modern day life to pursue a calmer, sustainable, more social and spiritual existence? I think this might have crossed a lot of people’s minds at some point or another, and now, more and more people around the world are turning…

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Food Waste

Why Should I Get Involved With Community Supported Agriculture? If you are interested in eating fresh, healthy food, local food but don’t have the space to grow your own – or perhaps the know-how, then becoming a member of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm may be just up your street! CSA farms are worldwide, generally…

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How to Grow Food in Containers Part 3 8

Grow Food in Containers – Part 3 If you’ve been following my guide on How to Grow Food in Containers, your salad crops should be almost ready to harvest now, but don’t worry if you haven’t sown any crops yet as all types of green, leafy salads are best sown every 3-4 weeks to guarantee…

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Grow Your Own Food in Containers (Part 2) 10

Grow Your Own Food in Containers  In my last post I gave a list of bits and pieces you’ll need to grow delicious fruit, veg and herbs in containers, plus a list of seeds and plants I recommend growing. Seed packets usually have clear sowing instructions on the back, but growing food in containers is…

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Green Business

  How to Grow Food in Containers Do you want to know how to grow food in small spaces? Growing organic food in containers is one of the most rewarding pastimes and I’ve grown my own produce for years and have had plenty of successes (and failures!) but the one thing that always inspires me…

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