Plastic Challenge 2017
July 19, 2017 – 11:17 am | One Comment

What is the challenge?
June 2017 was officially the Marine Conservation Society’s  ‘Plastic Challenge’ month.
This is the third year of the challenge, which encourages people to pledge to cut down the amount of single-use plastics they …

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Book Review: Hot Beds, by Jack First
April 3, 2013 – 2:10 pm | No Comment
Book Review: Hot Beds, by Jack First

Suma Member Nick has recently discovered a new gardening book by renowned horticulturalist Jack First, and shares her impressions.

The Slow Shopper: One Week In
April 9, 2012 – 8:20 pm | 5 Comments
The Slow Shopper: One Week In

The latest exploits of one Suma Member who is on a mission to shop more ethically

Adventures in Chutney
September 1, 2011 – 10:20 am | No Comment
Adventures in Chutney

Making your own chutney may seem a little daunting, but once you have a go you’ll find it’s easy and fun to do. Be warned though, if you are anything like me and love seeing your homemade produce lined up in your cupboard, you may find it strangely addictive!

One Pot Pledge
April 2, 2010 – 12:07 pm | No Comment
One Pot Pledge

Do you grow any of your own food? If you don’t already, you may be surprised at how easy and rewarding it can be. Join Garden Organic’s One Pot Pledge campaign… and get growing!

Food Cooperative Forum
January 12, 2010 – 3:23 pm | 2 Comments
Food Cooperative Forum

Networking event including practical workshops for food co-operatives, co-operative wholesalers and retailers, buying groups and growers. Organised by Co-operativesUK as part of the Making Local Food Work project.

Convenience Culture
November 18, 2009 – 1:51 pm | No Comment
Convenience Culture

In the early stages of the 21st Century, we seem fairly well-rooted in convenience culture. Banking is now available “24-7, 365”, a phone call will get those of us who crave pizza a result within …