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  • Monday 24th November

    Project Dirt is racing ahead 49 new members joined last week and things are growing rapidly. This is a quick blog about how we (nick and i) see Project Dirt and our plans to take it forward. Project Dirt IS YOUR SITE. It’s a members site. It’s been set up Read more [...]

  • Blog Post – Thursday 20th November

    The US to lead the way in combating climate change •••? Barack Obama has pledged the US will play their part in renewing and re-invigorating the Kyoto Protocol treaty. It’s a huge U-turn from the Bush administration. Bush withdrew from the treaty in March 2001, saying he didn’t think climate Read more [...]

  • Blog Date – Monday 17th November

    Organic food, pesticides and the credit crunch ••• I’ve always been skeptical of organic food. Not because I don’t think it’s generally better for us, the soil and wildlife. I worry that it gives the consumer the wrong impression of environmentalism – that green is more expensive. Organic food sales Read more [...]

  • Landshare

    Anyone seen this initiative set up by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall: Landshare? It sounds like a great plan to enable those with available unused land that they are willing to share it to connect with those who need/want to grow their own food but don’t have the space. You can sign up Read more [...]

  • Blog Date: Wednesday 12th November

    It’s all rubbish and expensive ••• It is said, that we brits live very wasteful lives compared to other countries. Our carbon footprint is pretty excessive, water usage criminal ••• and our generation of rubbish equally worrying. We’ve definitely been behind the curve on recycling, reuse and composting. I want Read more [...]

  • A Rainy Monday 10th November

    Electric cars – for better or for worse ? It’s crazy if you think about it. To get from A to B in our cars we have to get petrol in the tank. That means searching for oil, drilling for it, extracting it, transporting it, refining it, transporting it again Read more [...]

  • Saturday 8th November

    What’s cooking with Project Dirt’s homepage? We’ve changed the homepage. Why •••? The last one was a bit complicated, didn’t have enough nice pictures ••• it wasn’t personal enough. So – it’s now about chatty blogs, pretty pictures and getting the design cleaned up a bit. It’s good to have Read more [...]

  • Next invisible food walk

    There’s going to be another invisible food walk on Sunday 28th September. We’re going to meet outside the billboards on the corner of Loughborough Road and Coldharbour Lane, very near Loughborough Junction station, at 12 pm on Sunday. we’ll aim to set off about 12.15pm so please arrive on time. Read more [...]

  • Invisible Food on the Loughborough Estate

    This is a project I’m involved in. I’m trying to get local people talking about growing and finding food. Slow process but all good things are slow! Invisible food discovers the wild food growing quietly in the Loughborough area of Brixton; food that can nourish local residents into health and Read more [...]

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