A crash course in changing the world.
Added by Morag on May 22, 2011 at 6:17pm — No Comments
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I'm so pleased that I picked up a small book called "Food for Free" in a charity shop back in 2010. I remember thinking, I'll try a new wild food whenever I go out for a walk. And so I did! The first was lime tree leaves (Tilia platyphyllos). I picked the smallest leaf I could reach (as I'd read that when the get big they are not so nice) and nibbled tentatively at one edge. I was surprised, but just as the book said, they could be used a salad leaf - very nice…
Added by Morag on May 5, 2011 at 2:17pm — No Comments
So where I'm living at the moment is the east coast of the UK. It's a big arable farming area. Fields are large (but nowhere near as large as the USA), and everything is mechanised and very reliant on fossile fuels. The photo shows the dry soil being blown away as the ground is prepared for the next crop.
The soils are nutrient poor, as monocultures are the…Continue
Added by Morag on May 5, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments