Save the soil

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This Triodos film on Twitter explains how the soil is important, and how intensive agriculture is destroying it. Surely this is not agriculture? Agriculture means literally worshipping the soil. The farmer worships the soil by nourishing it, for instance by … Continued

Courses in permaculture and agroforestry

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Huxhams Cross Farm is a biodynamic farm at Dartington (TQ9 6AA) run using permaculture principles by the Biodynamic Land Trust. The farm supplies the local community, and now runs courses introducing permaculture and agroforestry (also called forest gardening). The courses … Continued

Reduce your impact on earth

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Avoiding meat and dairy While meat and dairy provide just 18% of calories and 37% of protein, it uses the vast majority – 83% – of farmland and produces 60% of agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions.

The 3 step plastic challenge

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from GreenFriends North America Our Beloved Amma has requested that her children take up the challenge of Source Reduction – preventing waste and pollution before it actually happens – to live a more sustainable life on our precious Mother Earth. … Continued

Planting trees in Heartwood

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Join the Woodland Trust’s planting events:- February 22nd March 2nd, 8th, 14th and 20th Time:  10.00 until 15.00 but no problem if you can only make part of the day. Planting site:  Within the deer-fenced area to the north of … Continued