Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bolton Urban Growers – food inclusivity

When we came up with the idea of Bolton Urban Growers it was really about two things, firstly that cleanly grown organic food could be grown in abundance within urban areas, and secondly that people from low or no income … Continue reading

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crossing the rubicon

We are at a point in human history where we have made ourselves ill, the planet ill, and most of the other inhabitants of the planet ill, and all for the sake of the material gain and mindless consumption. we … Continue reading

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Part 1 – ‘FOOD NOT TENNIS COURTS’

Just before Christmas I met up with our local community builder Gary and Graham, the Landlord of Southfields public house, which is situated about three minutes away from where I live. We sat down at a table and Graham the … Continue reading

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outdoor cooking

About 6  years ago I stumbled across a video of how to make a rocket stove, it was just what I had been looking for, a way of cooking outdoors with vastly reduced carbon emissions that would run on small … Continue reading

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Welcome to the bolton Urban Growers blog

the purpose of this blog is to provide information and network with other urban food growers and newer people interested in cultivating resources within their local environment. As our fossil fuel based agricultural systems strain at the seems to feed … Continue reading

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