This weekend we stopped by Rochester Square garden and had a long chat with one of the guys who’s been there from the beginning. Once home to a nursery that grew plants for the entertainment industry, the site had since been neglected for over a decade; the garden and buildings that were beginning to fall … More Rochester square garden
Today we visited the nomadic community gardens project, set up by 1 love community on a disused piece of land near Brick Lane. 1 love took over use of the derelict wasteland and converted it to a community garden for local residents, with various activities geared towards bringing people together. We had a chat with one of the community … More Nomadic Community Gardens
Last weekend we took a trip to Grow Heathrow, an autonomous community space and settlement, on the grounds of an abandoned market garden site near Heathrow airport. We visited to take part in a fermentation workshop run by Fareshares food co-op, and ended up staying for the day. As a community, the residents have a lot … More Grow Heathrow
As we mentioned in one of our updates (here), Chris first started out doing a power steering conversion on his own motorhome and has since done over 300 of them. We had Freyja’s steering converted by him and the difference is incredible. You can visit his page here. The comments speak for themselves. We just love it … More The Green Conversion Company
Today’s shout out goes to David Black. We came across his MySelfBuildCamper blog when doing research on solar installations in campervans. David has done has some really thorough and easy to understand posts, and he has a YouTube channel with explanatory videos of his progress too. Well done for sharing the knowledge.
Our first shout-out goes to falling fruit, who have created an interactive map built by and for foragers. It maps various foraging locations (fruit trees, edible plants, skipping locations) across the urban landscape. Nice job guys!