A walk round my local ethical supermarket ‘Who Cares’ in Bradford on Avon has revealed that once again we are in Fairtrade Fortnight, a time to highlight the importance of buying ethical coffee, sugar, chocolate, bananas and all manner of other imported goods. 208 more words
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Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Lilies and Lavender is a sustainably managed cut flower farm and design studio that has provided beautiful, locally grown flowers and natural, eco-chic wedding floral designs to the greater Philadelphia metro area since 1998. 83 more words
The term design can mean many things to many people, so it’s important to understand what the design process actually is, what it entails and its intended purpose and objectives. 2,015 more words
I ran into a fellow the other day who distributes the “Tower Garden,” a device that uses the principle of aeroponics to enable consumers, restaurateurs, and even grocery stores to grow vegetables quickly, effortlessly, and with far less carbon footprint than traditional methods… 398 more words
In the UK 7 million tonnes of food is thrown away each year. This contributes to land fill and and the production of methane gases which contributes significantly to greenhouse gases. 1,052 more words
What began as a kind of guerrilla gardening has become a full-fledged plan to repopulate the country’s bee population.
“Guerrilla gardeners” have been known to throw balls of seeds and fertilizer into fenced-off spaces, often urban and neglected, to make things greener. 285 more words