Category Archives: Traditional Agriculture

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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Imbolc- The celebration of new beginnings.. and Mother Nature.

Today we pagans celebrate Imbolc [meaning in-belly], an ancient Celtic festival which pays homage to the lengthening of the days, the first signs of Spring and a time to start making preparations for the growing season ahead. The catholic church … 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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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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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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