Meet the Farmers – episode 46 with Fiona Siddall

Fiona Siddall runs Easton Farm Park in Suffolk which is one of the oldest open farms in the country. Each year Fiona and her team welcome thousands of visitors to the farm and they have recently diversified into other areas such as glamping. Fiona talks about the challenges and opportunities of running an open farmContinue reading “Meet the Farmers – episode 46 with Fiona Siddall”

Book Review – Wintering – by Stephen Rutt

The autumn and winter is greeted here on the Essex coast with flocks of Dark Bellied Brent Geese, overwintering to escape the harsh realities of their Siberian breeding grounds. The sounds of these majestic birds throng the air and for me are a clear association with my sense of place. I might complain that theyContinue reading “Book Review – Wintering – by Stephen Rutt”

Meet the Farmers – episode 45 with Sally and Shan Bendall

Sally and Shan Bendall run Hollowtrees Farm in Suffolk which is an open farm, farm shop and cafe which welcomes thousands of visitors each year. We speak about everything from food and farming education to triathlons.  

10 Ideas for Creating a Sustainable School Campus – guest post by Aimee Laurence

Sustainability and environmentally friendly developments are dependent on concerted effort from the bottom up. One of the places where a single individual can make a huge difference is on school campuses. Students showing initiative and lobbying for alterations to be made is likely going to be received well, with much of what they want changedContinue reading “10 Ideas for Creating a Sustainable School Campus – guest post by Aimee Laurence”

Eco-Friendly Grilling: Is It Possible to Barbecue Sustainably? – Guest post by Ben Smith

With the ever growing movement encouraging us all to live sustainably, our eating habits have been one of the main aspects of our modern lives that have come under the microscope. Our carbon footprints are no longer only defined by our reliance on vehicles and long haul travel, but also the impact our food choicesContinue reading “Eco-Friendly Grilling: Is It Possible to Barbecue Sustainably? – Guest post by Ben Smith”