Category Archives: Food

Of Bamboo Shoots and Chinese Cabbage

Long time WOWga member, Martin Kunz, travels extensively as part of his work; last Spring he visited China and took the opportunity to look at some Organic farming there… Of Bamboo Shoots and Chinese Cabbage: A Glimpse at organic vegetable … Continue reading

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Open Garden Squares: Wenlock Herb Garden

I must admit, that on first sight, this small plot, surrounded by high-rise blocks and bordered by a basket-ball court, looked like it might be disappointing: but how wrong I was! Michael Turrisi has created a community garden with a difference: … Continue reading

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Open Garden Squares: Alara Permaculture Forest Garden

Alara (yes them of the scrumptious organic breakfast cereals!) have transformed one of the more unlikely spaces around Kings Cross into a Forest Garden, growing surely some of the most exotic food in London. On an otherwise grim industrial park, … Continue reading

Posted in Bees, Food, Organic Techniques, Permaculture, Sustainability