This is a biodynamic and permaculture-based farm at Dartington. See this Guardian article.
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Practical Action have prepared a field report on a small scale solution delivering big results in areas where low rainfall, drought and cyclones have led to severe hardship. Pfumvudza (“New Season”) is a special method of agriculture that enables a … Continued
Is it possible to turn desert sand into soil? There are potential techniques that will do this. This picture shows the effect of using liquid nano clay, as described in this video. Liquid nano clay (or LNC) is a special … Continued
How Văcărești turned from a Communist failure into a nature reserve. “The wild wetland of Văcărești is a symbol of nature’s resilience. Without human interference, wildlife has reconquered this abandoned lake and transformed it into a green oasis in the middle … Continued
This May the very first GetGrowing course was run in the UK. For those not aware this is a hugely successful short course to teach complete novices how to start growing some of their own food, something that Amma’s is … Continued
The Soil Association has reported further dangers from neonicotinoids, the chemical pesticides which are known to be dangerous to bees:- Now, disturbing new research, part-funded by the Soil Association and thanks to the Roddick Foundation, reveals that neonicotinoids don’t just … Continued
Free 2016 Grow Wild seed kits Join almost one million people taking part in the UK’s biggest ever wild flower campaign by sharing Grow Wild seed kits with groups where you live. All you need to do is register for … Continued
“It’s possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems.” Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.