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A PhD student at Bath University's Department of Health is doing a thesis on "Making sense of media messages about weight and health issues" and needs to find 600 people to complete a questionnaire.
If you have a a few minutes to spare & can participate please complete it here: …
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A one-day event in Frome, Somerset, November 17 2012
People are campaigning against the expansion of supermarkets and big box retail all over Britain and beyond - but too often, they are isolated and atomised, whereas the corporations they are up against are well-resourced, and spread across the country (if not the…
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Want to get practical out on the land in the coming year? Then you need Patrick Whitefield’s Sustainable Land Use course from 21st January till 1st March 2013. More info below and at the websites listed.
The Sustainable Land Use course is the ideal course for people who want to work on the land in an ecologically sound way. It's taught by Patrick Whitefield, author of The Earth Care Manual, with a…
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The “Learning for Growth” initiative provides the opportunity to learn about starting and/or improving a smallholding and growing your own food. The training will cover all aspects of establishing a growing space and managing it sustainably using organic…
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On Wednesday October 3rd, I joined a group of others to focus on answering the question, "How can we scale up urban agriculture in Bristol?". Organised by Bristol Food Policy Council, the event took place at Co-exist in Bristol and brought together urban growers, community organisers and local foodies in Bristol who all care about how the city gets fed.
I went with interest as a rural grower that is soon to be feeding into the city and also to raise awareness that if Somerset was…
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The case for a new, voluntary scheme to introduce a shorter working week, and for the rapid expansion of productive and pleasurable gardening in Britain’s towns and cities.
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Somerset Waste Partnership has teamed up with WRAP to offer free training to Bring Love Food Hate Waste to your community for people living and/or working in Somerset. This campaign helps us all make better use of our food, cut waste and save money.
The training session lasts 3-4 hours and is designed for people who want to promote Love Food Hate Waste in their community. Attendees receive a useful handbook…
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Sustained by my husband and his two allotments, every month I will tell you: what to grow here, now; what to eat here, now; and a few nice simple recipes with all this lovely seasonal food.
Plus some of my own particular opinions on nutrition! See http://thoughtforfood-aw.blogspot.com.
Added by Annemieke Wigmore on October 3, 2012 at 15:03 — No Comments
STROUD LEAD THE WAY ON COMPOSTING
Green credentials have received an fresh boost with the Down to becoming the regional training hub and demonstration site for community composting.
Local community group Down to Earth are one of 12 Hubs in a training network across England for the Community Composting for Local Food project. Down to Earth won the contract to deliver training, advice, equipment loan and support services to local groups in the area who are…Continue
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