A wind turbine located at the Welsh Assembly Government’s Aberystwyth offices, built in 2009 and costing £48,000 has been generating a monthly average of just £5 worth of electricity.
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Farmers in Wales need to reduce their carbon emissions by 17%, according a report produced by the Environment Strategy for Wales. However, it’s easier said than done as the equipment that farmers use to do their job is the main contributor to the problem.
The Abel & Cole Cookbook: Easy, Seasonal, Organic provides mouth-watering excuses for eating glorious food exactly when it comes into its best. These are inspiring yet unfussy recipes that let simple ingredients speak for themselves (but don’t try to stop him speaking on their behalf). Brilliantly written and entertaining, even the most timid cook can approach these recipes with gusto. Who wouldn’t want to cook Keith’s way?
A film showing life for families building a home in a Pembrokeshire eco village is being premiered at cinemas.
Residents won planning permission in 2009 to build a community of nine smallholdings at Glandwr designed to be low impact and self-sufficient.
Simple steps to gardening success, from the experts at the RHS Follow RHS show-how and know-how for a garden that looks great all year round (whatever size it is). From root veg to herbs and salads, inspirational tips and techniques on choosing the right seeds, growing organic, finding the best site, fertilisers, pest protection and more guarantee success.
Organising a family holiday can be a bit knackering. Finding a fun, affordable, and family-oriented vacation location that the entire clan can agree on is difficult for any family, but throw an organic lifestyle into the mix and this task becomes nearly impossible. Families that lead organic lifestyles often have trouble planning a holiday that […]
We’re keen organic gardeners, and work hard to keep our soil healthy and work with nature to produce a healthy and productive garden. It’s important to have access to good information right from the beginning though, so we’ve compiled a list of the top ten selling organic gardening books on Amazon to help new gardeners and provide extra tips for experienced growers.
This magnum opus covers every conceivable topic from animal husbandry and butchering, seed sowing and cropping, dairy production and food storage, rubbish and recycling.
Now running a School of Self-Sufficiency in Ireland, John Seymour is as committed as ever to living a better life, more simply, by living off the land rather than out of shops.
Buy now from Amazon UK: The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency: The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers
In this superb book Frances Bissell has compiled a classic compendium of over 200 delicious recipes, for beef, veal, pork, lamb, poultry and game. Here are tempting slow-cooked braises and stews to enjoy for a winter Sunday lunch, light and quick one-course meals to rustle up at the end of the working day, and sauces, preserves and accompaniments to lend a new twist to traditional dishes
Plans to build 23 new wind farms and an infrastructure of pylons to support them are in danger of ripping some Montgomeryshire communities apart, say those who support the developments.