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CROWDFUNDING

“Alone we do so little, together we do so much”  – Helen Keller Although the British food and drink industry continues to be tyrannised by the multi-million pound supermarkets, the once inconspicuous underdogs are biting at their ankles as public loyalties start to shift in preference of novel startups

HOW TO START YOUR OWN COMMUNITY GARDEN

There is one thing that connects us all no matter who we are and where we live- we all have to eat. It’s increasingly obvious that the current food system that is heavily oil-dependent, incredibly destructive and expensive is not the answer to our burgeoning food needs. So what is? Research has shown that urban […]

COMMUNITY BEEKEEPING

Rather ironically given the thousands of bees typically in each hive, beekeeping itself appears a rather solitary hobby. Swaddled in protective, noise-dampening clothing and with the loud hum of buzzing bees for company, it isn’t exactly the perfect place for conversation. None of the chatter over courgettes that you might find in a communal garden […]