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Posts from ‘February, 2011’

‘Zaytoun’ Talk – Monday 7th March at 7pm

Bolton Gathering of Organic Growers Present for Fair Trade Fortnight Taysir Arbasi Talking about his work with the Palestinian Olive Growers Co-operative ‘Zaytoun’ Taysir will talk about olive growing, the challenges facing farmers in Palestine, the wall, settlement land grabs, as well as how Fairtrade with the UK has helped local farming communities. Monday 7th [...]

Film & Discussion about Genetically Modified Food Thursday 24th February

Bolton Gathering of Organic Growers present Film & Discussion about Genetically Modified Food Short Film (30 mins) TRANXGENIA about impossibility of coexistence between GM crops & organic farming Speaker Alan Schofield, local organic farmer Thursday 24th February at 7pm At The Kitchen, vegetarian café on Great Moor St (near army recruiting centre) Details : contact [...]


Bolton Urban Growers Presents: Organic Food Growing In A Norther Temporate Climate (BOLTON, UK)

Seasonal Food Calendar

Seasonal Food calendar from the Kindling Trust

London’s Bike Superhighways Bring 70% Increase in Cycling

A new capitalism – Jan 20th 2011

One of the world’s most influential business professors thinks it is time for companies completely to redefine their relationship with society. Prof Michael Porter of Harvard Business School tells Peter Day about the radical changes in corporate operations and responsibilities he is calling for. Producer : Sandra Kanthal Editor: Stephen Chilcott Calling for a redefinition [...]

Flatpack schools will be the future in the UK

How has a beetle destroyed millions of acres of forests?

“Death Of A Forest”_Pine Beetles Killed Millions of Trees in North America from Michael Pellegatti -Wild Visions on Vimeo. With global warming evident in many places around the world, the forest of North America are undergoing huge changes. The pine beetle and pine trees have co-evolved together and until the past 2-3 decades, the numbers [...]

How to start a community owned bakery