A Bull Ring stall, Community Supported Agriculture and a Co-op market

Carol Byrne sells local and organic vegetables that are moderately priced and bought by general customers at her L.O.V.E stall in the Bull Ring market. [Picture sometimes loads slowly]

She wrote about what might be our nearest community supported agriculture scheme in the region in her latest blog: “Today I visited Canalside . . . → Read More: A Bull Ring stall, Community Supported Agriculture and a Co-op market

Buy locally grown fruit and vegetables

Earlier in May, though the Co-op store in Evesham and Pershore was stocking asparagus grown in the Vale, local people were concerned to find that their Tesco store only stocked asparagus grown in Peru.  Waitrose in Hall Green also offered nothing but Peruvian asparagus that week.

As oil prices rise and air travel is . . . → Read More: Buy locally grown fruit and vegetables

No fun at the airport…

The volcanic ash saga gives us a taste of what things will be like if we don’t develop markets and aviation policies fit for the 21st century.

The Birmingham Post’s editorial this week criticised Birmingham Friends of the Earth, for pointing out that whilst inconvenient for many, the volcanic ash saga has at least resulted in . . . → Read More: No fun at the airport…