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Posts Tagged ‘Permaculture Association’

Help Fund The Fruit Factory for Brighton Permaculture Trust

Brighton Permaculture Trust have huge plans for a new venue that will process waste fruit and offer learning opportunities for locals. Funding through Buzzbnk crowdfunding website now!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Drawing of The Fruit Factory
The Brighton Permaculture Trust recently contacted me to tell me about their crowdfunding campaign on Buzzbnk to fund a permanent site for their ambitious Fruit Factory, a fabulous plan that involves turning waste fruit into yummy juices, at the same time offering educational courses to learn more about sustainable living. How could I resist giving them a plug? I'd love to visit if I am ever in the area.

The Fruit Factory Brighton apples_in_orchard
Where did the idea for The Fruit Factory come from?
We were aware that lots of fruit went unharvested around the city, simply rotting on the ground. We started to pick this fruit and process it into juices, chutneys, etc at pop up locations and found that people wanted the products and wanted to see them made. Now we want to up scale so we can process up to 40 tons of fruit a year; Stanmer was the obvious choice… read more

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EAT course 2011: Earth Activism Training at Landmatters in Devon, UK

This year the EAT course returns to Landmatters in Devon, co-hosted once more by the wonderful Starhawk and Andy Goldring of the Permaculture Association. But you have to apply fast to get involved! It will be held between August 20th and September 4th 2011 and applications close soon.

Written by Amelia Gregory

EAT participants 2009 at Landmatters in Devon. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Way back in the misty days of summer 2009 I was lucky enough to be chosen to participate […]