With an opening weekend of 30th September/1st October, images and narrative from Unlikely Heroes/Feeding Body And Soul will be on show in the form of an art trail I am setting up in conjunction with organicARTS at West Town Farm in Ide (just west of Exeter) in Devon. I will be there to lead walks around the trail on the opening weekend (11:00 am to 4:00 pm). To read more click on the post title or image.
Just back in having put the finishing touches to hanging the images from Cross Green Growing Together work at the make-shift theatre that will house the Red Ladder Theatre Company production of The Shed Crew. It’s a world premier of a play based on the best selling novel Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew, based in east end of Leeds. The theatre is a disused warehouse – the area where the pictures hang will be a theatre foyer and bar by 7 o’clock this evening!!! To read more click on the post title or image.
Healthy soil and no weeds is what Charles Dowding says you get when you follow his no dig gardening methods. He uses his Homeacres site as a testament to his vision. I had to go and see and wasn’t disappointed! To read more click on the post title or image.
The family-run farm of Shillingford Organics is located on the outskirts of Exeter. Martyn Bragg’s is the second generation of the Bragg family to farm here and Martyn leads a team who grow vegetables, salads, herbs and fruit – all using methods which demonstrate a passion for encouraging wildlife and biodiversity. To read more click on the post title or image.
Martin Crawford has carried out extensive research into forest gardening – the use of permanent shrub and tree cover to a provide self-sustaining food source – and in so doing has established the Agroforestry Trust with its semi-tropical wonderland on the Dartington Estate where his ideas and practices are demonstrated. To read more click on the post title or image.