Chickens4Wealth Review – Raising Chickens Made Easy

Whilst my own food production has always focused on growing fruits and vegetables I’ve regularly toyed with the idea of raising chickens. Partly for the eggs, partly for the organically and ethically-produced meat and partly – I must admit – simply because I love chickens. There’s something homely – almost romantic – about having a …

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Mark Boyle: The Moneyless Man Reviewed

Mark Boyle is a man of strange contrasts. In his book The Moneyless Man he tells the story of how he managed to live for a full twelve months without spending a penny. Subtitled “a year of freeconomic living” Boyle tells the story of how his distaste for money and the negative effects of our …

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Troy-Bilt TB154 9-Inch Cultivator Tiller Review

An integral part of living a more ecofriendly lifestyle is making best use of your garden to grow organic, in-season fruits and vegetables but digging over a plot of land can be a long, tiring and back-ache producing endeavour which is why many people opt to use a powered cultivator or tiller. Doing so makes …

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Waste: Uncovering The Global Food Scandal By Tristram Stuart Review

As regular readers of this site will know I read (and review) quite a number of environmental books and because of this it normally takes something very special to stand out from the crowd. I will tell you straight away that for me, this was just such a book. Waste by Tristram Stuart (subtitled Uncovering …

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Book Review: Free – Adventures On The Margins Of A Wasteful Society by Katherine Hibbert

Katherine Hibbert was working as a journalist when the recession led to her losing her job. At just the same time she was unlucky enough to become a victim of the increase in mortgage rates meaning her rent increased as her income slumped to nothing. Deciding on a route out took some thought. Free: Adventures …

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Book Review: “The Social Entrepreneur” By Andrew Mawson

Andrew Mawson has been described as the “Richard Branson of the social sector” by applying entrepreneurial principles to social problems in the hope of bringing about change in the community. Andrew’s story is of a small, uncared-for community in London known as Bromley-By-Bow where he went to work as a vicar. Starting off with a …

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