How to live plastic free
At the beginning of 2018, our family set a bullish goal to reduce our plastic use at home by 80 per cent. Here's how we did it, writes Sophie Tait.
By Sophie Tait - 28th March 201910
This year, for the first time, I am not soothed by Keats’ words. His complacency feels out of reach in a world rocked by Covid, Brexit, and climate catastrophe, and a farming year that refuses to…
By Guy Singh-Watson - 23rd September 20210
A traditional farmer on the outskirts of Bristol is fighting to keep her land out of the hands of housing developers.
By Nina Pullman - 23rd September 20210
Fertiliser is in the news this week, but it’s a broad area that includes anything from sewage sludge to green manure. We find out more for Your Questions Answered.
By Wicked Leeks - 22nd September 20210
Treated sewage waste is often applied on farmland as a fertiliser. While contamination issues have brought controversy to the practice, is a small-scale, localised approach the answer?
By Hugh Thomas - 22nd September 20210
With historical links to so-called 'witchcraft', foraging for food is one of the few ways we can sever reliance on the established food and medical system, writes Louise Gray.
By Louise Gray - 21st September 20210
Try homegrown quince poached in white wine for a delectable dessert, baked into a tagine or infused into vodka for a perfect gift or seasonal tipple.
By Becky Blench - 21st September 20211
As the days shorten, Devon empties of tourists, and the first winter swells arrive off the Atlantic, I am always reminded of Keats’ poem To Autumn, and its…
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