Tree planting 2015

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These pictures were taken at Honeydale Farm in March 2015. Much of the water will have been soaked up by the growing trees. NB The pictures are on Flickr. Click one and see bigger sizes.

Tree planting 2020

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These pictures are from Meelin in February. Thanks to Roisin and Paddy. You can support tree planting around the world in at least two ways:- Use Ecosia as your search engine, at no cost to yourself Go to the Treesisters … Continued

Save the soil

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This Triodos film on Twitter explains how the soil is important, and how intensive agriculture is destroying it. Surely this is not agriculture? Agriculture means literally worshipping the soil. The farmer worships the soil by nourishing it, for instance by … Continued

Courses in permaculture and agroforestry

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Huxhams Cross Farm is a biodynamic farm at Dartington (TQ9 6AA) run using permaculture principles by the Biodynamic Land Trust. The farm supplies the local community, and now runs courses introducing permaculture and agroforestry (also called forest gardening). The courses … Continued

Reduce your impact on earth

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Avoiding meat and dairy While meat and dairy provide just 18% of calories and 37% of protein, it uses the vast majority – 83% – of farmland and produces 60% of agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions.