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How to have a more productive vegetable garden in 2017

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Grow your own mycorrhizal fungi!!

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Volunteering opportunities on biodynamic farms

Huxhams Cross Farm, near Dartington, and Oakbrook Farm, near Stroud, are both biodynamic farms leased to the Biodynamic Land Trust and in the course of being prepared for production.

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Organic growing at Amritapuri

Amritapuri Ashram has gone organic and so has

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Nature triumphs in the city

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 of one of Europe’s densest cities.”  

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GetGrowing Gets Going in the UK

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 urging us to do and is one of the six InDeed pledges. The course has … Continue reading »

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Nomadic community gardens

Nomadic Community Gardens from Ross Harrison on Vimeo.

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The £5 wormery

Hint: the parts came from IKEA…

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GreenFriends GetGrowing Training Courses in Ireland and the UK 2016

LAST FEW PLACES AVAILABLE TO BOOK FOR UK COURSE: Click here for the booking form   What it is: Inspired by Amma, GetGrowing is a hands-on course that teaches how to grow your own, healthy food easily and successfully in whatever space you have available – be it a piece of land, garden, paved yard or balcony. … Continue reading »

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Be a scientist – save seeds at home

A film by Vandana Shiva. We are very happy to release this video in cooperation with Dr. Vandana Shiva and the Navdanya Organization. Seed saving is one of the important skills that has been lost of the last century, and Dr. Shiva’s work to preserve heirloom seed varieties, encourage organic farming, and create food sovereignty … Continue reading »

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