Category Archives: Environmental Conservation

The Secret’s In The Soil

“The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we … Continue reading

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Jose Mujica – El Presidente de Uruguay, talks to Al Jazeera

This interview gives us an insight into the philosophy and beliefs of what must be one of the most progressive and admirable leaders of our time. What would our world look like if his counterparts followed his lead?

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BACKGARDENFARMIN’ – A collective of growers using empty back gardens to produce food for their local community.

Vision: To form a co-operative of young urban farmers, “renting” back gardens within a local district, growing salad, veg and herbs for sale to local community. If you were to examine a satellite image of most cities, you would notice … Continue reading

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mushrooms at Loughcrew

 

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Hungry Fungi Workers Co-op

Good news on the mycellium we call http://www.. there is a new enterprise budding in Leeds called “Hungry Fungi”, proposing to run workshops in mushroom cultivation, produce spores and grow kits, etc.. check em out @ http://www.facebook.com/hungryfungi website still under … Continue reading

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food for thought..not for the bin!

http://www.tristramstuart.co.uk/titleBlog.aspx ‘The monkey speaks his mind: … ‘That man descended from our noble race – The very idea is a big disgrace. … you will never see – A monkey build a fence around a coconut tree, And let all … Continue reading

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mulch,mulch,mulch..

We were brimming with enthusiasm when we arrived at the farfield last Saturday. The sun was shining, the wind had died, there were green buds everywhere.. a new growing season was on the horizon. Our priorities were on mulching and … Continue reading

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Frack attack!!

Are you ready for a little perspective? Bet you thought our government couldn’t get any more incompetent, short-sighted or plain ignorant? well.. hold onto your hats.. this is going to make everything else look like a walk in the park.. … Continue reading

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AD {or lack of it} in Ireland

If I had the ear of policy-makers, one of the many suggestions I would whisper..would be to look at the potential for AD to solve at least some of our problems, especially with regard to waste and energy. AD stands … Continue reading

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There’s something in the water..

Does anyone else think about what we are actually drinking when we fill our water glasses, kettles and cook pots at the kitchen tap? Of course it depends on where you live.. even down to which street you live on. … Continue reading

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