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KIN 2015 conference

KIN 2015: Food for Thought, Quite Literally

Yesterday I attended The Vegetarian Society’s TED talks-style KIN 2015 conference in Manchester, along with colleagues from Compassion in World Farming’s Cheshire supporters’ group.

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One Woman’s Trash is Another Woman’s Treasure

Well when I say ‘trash’ I’m perhaps not being 100% accurate because I was never going to throw this ‘trash’ in the bin. Even adding it to my recycling was out of the question, even though the items could be recycled along with glass jars and bottles. No, the subject of this post was not complete ‘trash’, but was something I wasn’t getting use of right now and I felt enough is enough. I needed to find this treasure a new home.

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Learning Sustainably

So in September I enrolled at Keele University as a student on the BSc Environment and Sustainability course. Having toyed with the idea of returning to education to get my degree, I found this course on my doorstep and it looked amazing. I’ve just finished my first Semester of modules (the exams remain) but my experience so far has exceeded every expectation.

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Entrance to Lambing Live at Reaseheath College, Nantwich

Lambing Live at Reaseheath College

Lambs in the Nursery PolytunnelThis weekend, spring has most definitely sprung, and what better proof than newborn lambs? Each year around the UK, lambing events take place and we headed along to a local one to see some baby lambs taking their first tentative steps in the world.

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SEEDBALL delivery with Butterfly Mix Seedballs

Having a SEED-ball

We first heard about SEEDBALL through Twitter and were so excited when we received a little package through the post with a tin of butterfly mix seedballs to scatter at Green Village HQ.

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Keele Sustainability Hub Big Green Swish

A Swishing Good Time

As part of Go Green Week, Keele University held The Big Green Swish. Now if you’ve never been swishing before (which I hadn’t) then you’re in for a treat.

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