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Organic gardening

Growing Your Own Food – Act Now – Vertical Garden in Progress

Have you ever thought about growing your own food, but did not quite know how to go about it? Well, it’s easy and accessible to everyone. Even if you have no land, no garden and no balcony – as long as you live in a room where there is natural light, you can grow a little … Continue reading »

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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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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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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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Probable carcinogen in 30% of all commercial bread

The Soil Association warns that up to 30% of UK bread tested contained glyphosate, the main ingredient in most commercial weedkillers.  Only certified organic bread can guarantee it does not contain glyphosate. Glyphosate is the most widely sold weedkiller in the world. You may recognise it as the active ingredient in Roundup. The big chemical companies … Continue reading »

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Huxhams Farm survey

Dear  Week Project Members and Devon Friends, We have suggested that all those people who are local and/or interested in produce, farm activities and/or being in nature on our land at Huxhams Cross are  warmly invited and encouraged to participate in the surveys that the Apricot team are conducting regarding what might be grown, how … Continue reading »

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Organic vegetable garden at Amrita University

Encouraged by Amma’s message that everyone should be able to eat vegetables grown organically at least once in a week, the college students at Amrita University’s Amritapuri campus have started an organic vegetable garden using natural methods of cultivation. See this link.

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Sustainable Peasant and Family Farm Agriculture

See Sustainable Peasant and Family Farm Agriculture Can Feed the Whole World

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May 2013 Allotment Diary

Click here to return to Allotments Introduction Om Amriteshwaryai Namaha Allotment Diary Well spring is finally here, or is it?? This weather we are having is so changeable now that we cannot rely on the time of year to tell us what weather we should be having. Down on the allotment we have been very … Continue reading »

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