Archive for March, 2012

Wild food available in March – Early Spring Foraging – Andy Hamilton

Yazan: Andy Hamilton | 20 March 2012 | 7 Comments
Categories: Food, Outdoors, Wild food, Wild food

I love this season as its a time when gardening, nature spotting, foraging and home brewing can all start in earnest. Its a time when food starts to appear, everywhere. Here are my favorite wild plants to expect in March almost anywhere in the UK and across much of North America. These foods were all found in […]

When the hop fields come to town by Rob Hopkins

Yazan: Andy Hamilton | 13 March 2012 | 2 Comments
Categories: Food, Home brewing

Huge thanks to our latest guest blogger, Rob Hopkins for allowing us to reproduce the following blog. Rob is the founder of the Transition network and author of five excellent books.   Sometimes the simplest ideas carry with them, when thought through, such a powerful taste of how the future could be that they are quite irresistible. One such […]

Spring cleaning – self-sufficient(ish) style by Guest blogger Ellie Garwood

Yazan: Andy Hamilton | 06 March 2012 | 3 Comments
Categories: The eco-friendly home, The Home

I hope you will all give a a warm welcome to environmental writer Ellie Garwood as she tells us about her selfsufficientish approach to spring cleaning. March is here – hurrah! We survived winter, and now as the days get longer, the sun starts getting higher in the sky, and temperatures break into double figures it really does […]

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