Tag Archives: waste

Compost or Wine? How do you look at food past it’s prime?

“I’m a rubbish gardener”, is something I have said many times, but actually, I need to clarify: I am rubbish at growing annuals. I could be better. I just haven’t prioritized the time. I like foraging more, and if we … Continue reading

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The Problem is the Solution

A few years ago I did a Permaculture Design Course. It was a two-week intensive course, and I vividly remember another student telling me how naive I was. I still believed I could fix the world… Years on, a lot … Continue reading

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Pushing the limits of social acceptablilty

I was in a cafe the other day with Matilda, my 3 1/2 year old daughter. There was an old lady sat at the table next to us. She had ordered a roast chicken dinner and had eaten less then … Continue reading

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