Spiced Parsnip & Clementine Cake – by Tiffany Francis

I am delighted to publish the first recipe from our new seasonal recipe editor Tiffany Francis, who is an author and artist based in the South Downs. Visit her website to discover more about her and her recent book 'Food You Can Forage'. Over to Tiff. ................................................. I’m delighted to have been handed the reigns for … Continue reading Spiced Parsnip & Clementine Cake – by Tiffany Francis

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The Environmental Benefits Of Recycling E-Waste

Most residents of the UK would probably agree that the e-waste problem in landfill sites is a problem that is not disappearing. Every device is a prime suspect, but the problem is mostly with smartphones and other slim devices. Because they are slim, they are harder to disassemble, and therefore more difficult to recycle. Many … Continue reading The Environmental Benefits Of Recycling E-Waste

Five Woodworking Projects To Improve Your Farm – Guest post by James Niehaus

Woodworking projects around your farm can change the way that your business functions, and you can use a number of mechanical saws  to get the work done. You might purchase a couple of saws that you can use to do small projects around the place, or you might need something much larger to complete larger projects … Continue reading Five Woodworking Projects To Improve Your Farm – Guest post by James Niehaus

‘Urban Blight And Vertical Gardening: How Cities Can Better Feed Themselves’ – Guest post by Kylie from Green and Growing

Finding affordable, wholesome, fresh food is a challenge in many urban communities. Add joblessness and it's easy to see why it's increasingly difficult to raise a family in many urban areas. Abandoned buildings and other manifestations of urban blight also hurt the quality of life in many urban communities. However, a growing number of communities … Continue reading ‘Urban Blight And Vertical Gardening: How Cities Can Better Feed Themselves’ – Guest post by Kylie from Green and Growing

What the Heck is Bio-Regionalism and How Will It Save Us? – Guest post by Josy O’Donnel

Nowadays, it’s unfortunate that everyone has lost a sense of wisdom and knowledge about environmental conservation. We forget that what we have now as reality is what our forefathers worked hard for a long time ago. Abusing the environment has one shortcoming; the effects of abuse do not affect those abusing it, but their next … Continue reading What the Heck is Bio-Regionalism and How Will It Save Us? – Guest post by Josy O’Donnel

Top Energy-Efficiency Tips for Your Home – Guest post by Emma Joyce

Many people search for different tricks to save some money, and there are a number of ways you could lower the bills in your home. Even though this sounds impossible, introducing just a few changes into your home could save you a ton of energy and significantly minimize your utility bills. Don’t worry – this … Continue reading Top Energy-Efficiency Tips for Your Home – Guest post by Emma Joyce

Which Woods Work Best for DIY Home Remodel Projects? – Guest post by Carpenter, Tom Masters

If you’re a homeowner, there may come a time when you get tired of the old and start making plans to brighten the home up with a fresh coat of paint, introduce new lighting to a dingy closet space or even better, replace the cabinets, flooring or even the walls or other areas of a … Continue reading Which Woods Work Best for DIY Home Remodel Projects? – Guest post by Carpenter, Tom Masters

An Insight to Ukrainian Agriculture, present and future

You may not be aware but this week has been Ukrainian Week in London, a major initiative launched by Bate Toms, Chairman of the British-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (BUCC), and Yuriy Kosyuk, founder and Chairman of MHP, an agricultural company listed on the London Stock Exchange. As part of the week I attended a business event at the Savoy (Tuesday) organised by the Finanical … Continue reading An Insight to Ukrainian Agriculture, present and future

‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 23 – Mark Hayward

Episode 23 of Meet the Farmers features Suffolk pig farmer Mark Hayward of Dingley Dell Pork. Mark and his brother Paul are third generation farmers, growing arable crops and producing pork for their 'Dingley Dell' brand which they started 15 years ago. The company now exports to several countries across the world as well as … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 23 – Mark Hayward

Winter is coming, and I’m in need of some positive farming news

It hasn't been a great afternoon. If you live in my part of the world you will know that it has been wet and windy, not very pleasant if there is outdoors work to be done. The lambs are just a few weeks from being 'finished' (sent off to market) but for the moment they … Continue reading Winter is coming, and I’m in need of some positive farming news