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How to Grow Your Own Christmas Dinner

Ever wondered if you can sow and grow your entire Christmas dinner?  If I, or for that matter you, want next year’s Christmas lunch to be a grow-your-own festive feast from the garden, landshare or…Continue

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How to Grow Your Own Christmas Dinner

Ever wondered if you can sow and grow your entire Christmas dinner?  If I, or for that matter you, want next year’s Christmas lunch to be a grow-your-own festive feast from the garden, landshare or allotment, here’s my guide to growing it all from scratch, with key dates for getting the stuff in, and out, of the ground.Brussel SproutsSow in March / April.  Plant them out April to June, to harvest November through to March. …See More
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Become a London Leader - Deadline 4 February 11 at London-wide

January 24, 2011 from 6pm to 7pm
Want to help make London a more sustainable city? Have an idea for a project that will improve quality of life for Londoners?London Leaders brings together London's leading lights in sustainability, to deliver real change, and inspire others to do the same. Be part of this pioneering, pan-London programme and help make a sustainable London a reality.Applications for the 2011 London Leaders programme are now open.The 2011 programme will run from February 2011 to February 2012.London Leaders is a…See More
Jan 24, 2011
Brent Going Green commented on Marion Hofmann's group Green Champions Network - Sustainability through community engagement
"Mhm, sounds good, but I don't want to get too involved. Can I just join this Forum and see how it goes?"
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Green Champions Network - Sustainability through community engagement

the idea is to train people in the community and pass skills on. The Network will train and provide support in areas ofsaving energy,cutting water, gas, electricity bils, reducing water, growing your own food,green travelSee More
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"Great news! Just shows what can be done without investing huge amounts of money in building improvements or new technology."
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!!BREAKING NEWS!! BREAKING NEWS!! BREAKING NEWS!!

Brent Going Green Residents Achieves Massive 18% Reduction in Energy Saving Project!“Well baste my steaming puddings” (Blackadder Christmas Special) Someone recently asked “Who's Greener - The gov't or the London borough of Brent?” http://data.gov.uk/blog/real-time-energy-data-government-headquarters Well, I’m pleased to say a section of the Brent community are making a fine effort and putting on an excellent…See More
Oct 31, 2010

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Posted on October 19, 2010 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

No man is an island, so Slice Salami to save the planet

Have you have ever thought to yourself something like.... why should I do such and such when no one else is doing it? Sound familiar?



Let’s put this into a few of many possible contexts.



Top Ten Excuses for not taking part in energy reducing activities – (you might want…
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Posted on October 12, 2010 at 7:00

Is this what carbon rationing might look like?





A week of planning, setting targets, monitoring and managing home energy use presented an opportunity to experience a genuine shift in perspective and mind-set on what it means to use electrical appliances, and subsequently electrical energy and the resulting emissions; CO2, Mercury, methane etc.…




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Posted on October 7, 2010 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

A simple plan (part 2)





The week starting September 5th 2010 was quite a challenge. I know; I lived every minute and every kWh of it.



I also know because we had a collective spike in our overall energy use for that week. Having dropped down to equal our collective best all time low of 10 kWh average the week before, our consumption shot up to our most…
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Posted on September 30, 2010 at 3:00

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"Nishma of Shambhu's will be doing a cookery demonstration on Hearty oil-free and sugar-free African fusion meals at the Grand Hall in Olympia on 14th April 2014 ww.naturalproducts.co.uk/the-natural-food-kitchen This will blow the myth that…"
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Vegan Pavilion at the Natural Products Show (Cookery Demonstration), Mon 14th April 2014 at Grand Hall, Olympia

April 14, 2014 from 12pm to 12:45pm
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