10 reasons why we should have urban goat farms

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10 reasons why we should have urban goat farms

There is something wonderful about urban farms. At first this feeling is hard to locate – living with animals is something many of us do in the city. From cats, dogs, rabbits and snakes, to the quiet hedgehogs and foxes scurrying in our backgardens under the cloak of darkness, we are sharing the city with lots of different species.

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Locavore - different views, broader vision

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Locavore - different views, broader vision

Whilst I haven’t been doing the 100 mile diet I have also been thinking Locavore, albeit more from production, health, wild, and systems perspectives. . . .when you look at something from multiple angles interesting insights often arise! Here are a few that have come up for me.

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Workshops, talks and more...

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Workshops, talks and more...

Recently we've been busy talking about Going Local Going Green with various groups of people. As part of the project we're really keen to get feedback from you about our findings to date.

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Pennies and Pounds, Bristol style.

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Pennies and Pounds, Bristol style.

When it comes to economics I’ve always struggled. At times it feels like a huge subject interwoven with difficult terminology and grand concepts completely removed from our daily lives. But in reality, we’re all economists in one way or another,

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The Truth About Going Local.

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The Truth About Going Local.

So we’ve reached the halfway mark on our our social, environmental experiment Going Local, Going Green. Each month has brought about a new set of realisations for me, but this morning at the 6 month bench mark I had a very grounding realisation.

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5 things the locavore diet has taught me (so far...)

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5 things the locavore diet has taught me (so far...)

The Locavore diet, as you may have noticed, has been a massive learning curve for me. I’ve really struggled on some days. Some days I’ve found it so easy I laugh in the face of my dinner options. On other days I’ve sat down to some serious ideological debate in my head as to why exactly we’re doing this.

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