Posts in Food
Yun Hider | Free Food

Foraging... an ancient practice key to the survival mankind.

Through foraging Yun feels he's discovered a surprisingly simple and accessible way to connect with the environment. Essential knowledge that we all used to depend on once rekindled, can help connect us to our precious and fragile world.

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Tamsin Omond | Applying Pressure

Applying Pressure – Can An Individual Change the World?

Drawing from her experience with high profile ‘Plane Stupid' and her role as a radical lobbyist and non-violent direct activist, Tamsin considers what transforms illegal action into legitimate world-changing events.

Using both historic precedent and the current environmental struggle, she suggests that at times of crisis, when governments will not act in the interest of the people, individuals must involve and empower one another to demand and live according to what is socially good. Non-violent direct action is this community's application of pressure - not to asking for a better tomorrow but creating the reality of a better today.

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Guy Watson | Stubbornness Is Underrated

Guy recounts through a brief history of the business and then explains why Riverford does what they do and the way they do it. He talks about their vegetable box scheme that started in 1993 as a means of escaping the grasp of the supermarkets and how it has grown to deliver to 25,000 households nationwide.

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