Category Archives: Community Supported Agriculture

Food for thought

A flag to some recent articles in Grist about food and farming – some cause for hope; and a critique of the recent Economist special report on agriculture. Worth a butchers, if you’re into that kind of thing.

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A couple of genius ideas from Santa Cruz

Apart from the bountiful acres of the university farm, we came across a couple of other genius things in Santa Cruz that I wanted to share: I – a free bike park at the famers’ market. Yes, you can rock … Continue reading

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Permaculture in the city

One sunny afternoon during our stay in the Bay Area we set off to visit some city farms in San Francisco. As with the urban projects in London that we are familiar with, these places combine growing food with educational … Continue reading

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Glen Valley Farm

Our first┬ástay of the jouney on a proper commercial farm has been an amazing experience. We came across Glen Valley Organic Farm via the website of a Vancouver-based organisation called Farm Folk City Folk. A phone call later and we … Continue reading

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