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Supporting model green communities across the US, Global Green USA has announced it will give eight communities a free design consultation over the next six months. Each of the chosen neighborhoods will recieve a 3-day visit from four sustainability

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Posted on July 29th, 2010

Find your own slice of the ‘The Good Life’ Bake bread. Start a wormery. Shop locally. Plant a tree. Find out how to get closer to the soil, without going the whole hog. Discover 80 simple, eco projects you can dip in and out of, from growing salad on your window-sill, to collecting rainwater. Pick up what you need using the directory of useful organic stockists and websites, then choose a project to suit your pocket and lifestyle.


Recent Articles

  • Marge’s Coleslaw

    Have you ever heard the phrase ‘the clue is in the name’? The word coleslaw means ‘cabbage salad’ da DA! Right my attempt at QI over, you may be wondering why you would want to make your own coleslaw when you can just buy it from a shop. The fact is homemade coleslaw is a treat especially when made from organic ingredients, and not like nasty bits of old cabbage in horrid tangified wallpaper paste

  • Go ahead for £2bn offshore windfarm off North Wales coast

    Construction work will begin next year on one of the largest offshore windfarms in the world, the two billion pound Gwynt y Môr windfarm, it has been announced.

  • Marge’s Fried Fish Balls

    I don’t normally deep fry food but sometimes it makes a lovely change to have a proper homemade fried delight. Here is my version of this classic and delicious dish.

  • Hogweed

    Although by now the wild mushroom harvest is in full swing, hogweed makes a delicious starter for a fungal omelette, steamed and served with lashings of melted butter…

  • Roe Deer

    Britain has six species of deer, but only two are truly native. Today red deer are effectively confined to Scotland and isolated parts of the West Country, but roe are not just common locally but positively in plague proportions in many areas.

Latest news & events

  • Cardigan Walks Festival Fri 17th Sept

    The weekend starts on the evening of Friday 17th September with a talk and reception at the Guildhall before a ‘town walk’ will help to acquaint visitors (and local people!) with Cardigan’s rich history and architectural heritage. It is free to take part in this year’s festival, however spaces are limited therefore you do need to book.

  • Aberystwyth Food & Drink Festival 18th Sept

    Unless funding can be found this year’s Wales in Bloom competition will be the last, according to its organisers. The competition was set up to encourage communities and businesses to brighten up their environment. The Wales in Bloom website says the Wales in Bloom Foundation is “committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and to [...]

  • Scarecrow Making Days at Llanerchaeron, near Aberaeron, Ceredigion

    Have you ever tried making a scarecrow? Llanerchaeron’s Walled Garden has it’s own but come along to the property and discover all the things you need to make a scarecrow by the Threshing Barn. Make your scary friend using clothes, sticks, straw and hats from the baskets. Leave him standing and wave him goodbye or take him appart and start again!

  • Edible Mushroom Forays – Rhayader, Mid Wales

    It’s a cliché to start with the phrase ‘owing to popular demand’ but in this case it is actually true. For years I’ve held out against catering for local would-be mushroomers for the very good reason that I don’t want competition. As time has progressed, I have realised my ‘special’ patches are actually not so special. There are mushrooms everywhere, so why be possessive?

  • The Anglesey Show Aug 10th & 11th 2010

    Horticulture and produce marquee, more than 3,500 farm animals, entertainment marquee, main ring attractions and over 350 trade stands.