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Five Ways to Use Woodland Strawberries (Fraises des Bois)

Woodland Strawberries are about the smallest you will find. But don’t let their diminutive size fool you. These oblong berries, each about the size...

Garden Calendar for June 2020

Once again, during the busiest month of the gardening year, I bring you… the Garden Calendar for June 2020! Ta Da! Want more weeds?...

Elderberries Block Flu Virus From Attaching To and Entering Human Cells

New study explains how elderberries block the flu virus and stops it dead in its tracks. Scientists have identified a chemical compound in elderberries...

How to Design & Plant a Permaculture Food Forest Garden (DIY Guide)

Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. Permaculture is a system of designing our surroundings. It can include everything from how our home...

Ecological Veganism – beyond the Greggs vs Piers Debate…

Thoughts for Veganuary – Beyond the Vegan Sausage Roll debate… I’m pleased that high street chain Greggs has started selling vegan sausage rolls – it’s...

Making a Pond + Deciding What We Grow day at The White House, Becontree Sunday 17 February 2019

Making a Pond + Deciding What We Grow Sunday 17 February 2019 1 – 4pm Spiralseed are delighted to be collaborating with They Are Here...

OFF GRID LIVING

Big Batch Black Bean Soup Recipe

By Sarita Harbour I’ve been dishing up this ham and black bean soup recipe for over 25 years now (YIKES.) It’s one of my family’s...

How to Secure Your Food Supply: 15 Ways to Take Action Now

By Sarita Harbour If you’re worried about how to feed your family due to current or future food supply issues, you aren’t alone. More families...

Raising Rabbits For Meat: Processing & Butchering

By Blake Culver This article covers the processing and storing steps of raising rabbits for meat. If you haven’t read the first part of this...

How to Grow Black Beans Indoors

By Sarita Harbour A couple of years ago, we sprouted dried red kidney beans as a homeschool experiment. It was the middle of winter in...

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The Best Backyard Camping Gear for 2020

Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. In an era where social distancing has become the norm, many international destinations are essentially off...

9 of the Best Eco Friendly Yoga Retreats to Escape to

During the lockdown, I know many of us – ourselves included – have become increasingly aware of the need for self care, and making...

ZERO WASTE SUNSCREEN: 13 PLASTIC FREE BRANDS PROTECTING YOUR SKIN & OUR PLANET

Like chemical sunscreens aren't good for reefs, plastic bottles aren't good for the ozone. That's why we're protecting our skin with zero waste sunscreen....

Dorset Travel Guide

Dorset is the perfect UK summer destination this year for socially-distanced walking routes, rural viewpoints, large beaches and great history. Plan ahead and you’ll...

Tutorials

FOOD

Mindful eating: from celebrating the joy of food preparation to satisfaction of eating it

When hungry, we bolt down a sandwich at our desks. We crave, we snack; we binge, we crunch; we get emotional, we chug drinks....

Food Storage Tips and Hacks To Reduce Food Waste

Why be concerned about food storage and food waste? According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), if food waste was a country it...

Recipes

KITCHEN

Foraging

Urban Herbology Map

I have started a map to help my students and others to find herb gardens, foraging spots, community gardening projects and other interesting herbal...

Lilac Wine

Read MoreVoor Nederlands klik hier I apologise, I have misled you somewhat. This post is actually about how to make Lilac Mead and Lilac...

Weekly Online Herbology Gathering

Read More In reaction to the current social distancing requirements, I am offering a free weekly online gathering for my apprentices. It has worked out...

May Day Herbs

Read MoreHere’s a video that I made yesterday, showing some of the plants which are around at the moment.

Personal Care

Fashion

7 SUSTAINABLE & ETHICAL JEWELRY BRANDS TO GET YOUR BLING ON

Jewelry is chained to a lot of environmental and social concerns. Fortunately, these sustainable and ethical jewelry brands are true diamonds in the rough. The...

WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE AND ETHICAL JEWELRY?

Looking at sustainable and ethical jewelry is like looking at sustainable fashion: overwhelmingly complicated. How do we sort the diamonds from the coal? The...

WHAT IS ETHICAL WOOL & DOES IT REALLY EXIST?

From a sustainable standpoint, wool fabric is pretty great. Ethically, well that's debatable. So, how baa baa bad is wool? Are there ethical wool...

11 ECO FRIENDLY & ETHICAL SLIPPERS FOR THE ECO-ZY MINDED

We've gone down the footwear rabbit hole once again, this time in search of ethical, eco friendly slippers. And what a slipper-y slope it...

29 SUSTAINABLE FABRICS FOR THE MOST ECO FRIENDLY FASHION

Is your clothing sustainable? To a large extent, it depends on the fabric its made of. With some research, we've identified a long list...

INDI-GO GREEN WITH THESE 12 SUSTAINABLE AND ETHICAL JEANS

Green is the new blue! For sustainable ethical jeans that is. We’re so impressed with these ethical denim brands...The post INDI-GO GREEN WITH THESE...

Personal Development

‘Walden’ may be the most famous act of social distancing. It’s also a lesson on the importance of community.

By Ron Charles Critic, Book World April 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. GMT+2 In 1845, a...

Zach Bush on Complete Acceptance

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30 ZERO WASTE AND SUSTAINABILITY BOOKS FOR EDUCATION & INSPIRATION

Since many of us are now spending increased amounts of time at home, what better time to work on our healthy home habits with...

PODCAST #54 · NDÉYE MARIE AÏDA NDIÉGUÈNE · LEADING WITH SOLUTIONS & ACTION IN SÉNÉGAL

Ndéye Marie Aïda Ndiéguène is a Sénégalese author, social entrepreneur and climate activist. She has written two award winning books, founded a construction company...

Green Architecture

3 Easy Steps to Contact Your Representative

LOOKING TO SUPPORT GREEN BUILDING INITIATIVES BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START? All you need is 5 minutes, your smartphone, and an email account! Step 1...

7 Simple Steps to Decarbonize Your Home

With the climate crisis accelerating, we must minimize the carbon load of our buildings. This means reducing the embodied carbon that is used to...

A Nationwide Guide to Future-Proofing Your Home

By Tatiana Krzesicki THE FUTURE OF GREEN BUILDING IS HERE. ARE YOU READY FOR IT? Whether you’re building a home for the first time, installing a...

Havelock Wool Eco Friendly Insulation

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BUSINESS

4 ways to improve your business’ eco-friendly status

Photo by Talk Business UK The era of businesses turning a blind eye to its environmental responsibilities is long over, and today even the smallest...

Ekoru: Participate in Ocean Conservation with Just One Click!

Ekoru: Participate in Ocean Conservation with Just One Click! With pollution and waste mismanagement increasing across the globe, protecting the oceans has become more critical...

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Five Ways to Use Woodland Strawberries (Fraises des Bois)

Woodland Strawberries are about the smallest you will find. But don’t let their diminutive size fool you. These oblong berries, each about the size...

Big Batch Black Bean Soup Recipe

By Sarita Harbour I’ve been dishing up this ham and black bean soup recipe for over 25 years now (YIKES.) It’s one of my family’s...

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Zach Bush on Complete Acceptance

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Hamama Microgreens Kit is your fail-proof indoor victory garden

With the Hamama Microgreens Kit, eating fresh and healthy veggies is easy! Just add water once and plant a mess-free Seed Quilt. In only...

How to Secure Your Food Supply: 15 Ways to Take Action Now

By Sarita Harbour If you’re worried about how to feed your family due to current or future food supply issues, you aren’t alone. More families...

Bloomer

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Bluetti AC200 Portable Solar Power Station offers 2,000 W for at home, outdoor, RV, and emergency use

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