Walking through the alley between Gallowtree Gate and Market Square, I had a pleasant surprise. It was Sunday and raining but the market place was brimming with people. Not just people but vegan and open-minded people. The best kind....
Several years ago, few people had heard the word ‘Veganuary’. It was a weird portmanteau, difficult to pronounce and decipher. Fast-forward to January 2017 and a record breaking 59,500 people had signed up for the latest Veganuary pledge to...
Save this infographic and share freely (right click, save image as) The UK’s vegan population in 2016 There are now enough vegans in the UK to populate all of Sheffield, the 5th largest city in the country. This statistic was...
Many would agree, supermarkets are convenient, but it's nice to know where your food comes from and incredibly satisfying to know you grew it yourself. We asked John Bogumsky, a Leicester born allotment owner, for his top tips on...
Saturday April 22nd was Vegan Education Day. 300 buses took Go Vegan World to the streets of Manchester to educate the public about animal rights and the hidden lives of animals in the food industry. With the help of vast...
To successfully grow vegetables and fruit, it is important to read about all aspects of gardening. Once you have started, you will gain valuable experience in both what to do and what not to do. There are four main areas...
Where to start You need to start by phoning your local council for lists of local allotments (societies/associations). Types of councils which might be linked to you may be; District Borough City Parish An easy way to find which local council...
You have now made your choice, you have your plot and suddenly lots of questions start to flood into your mind; Where do I begin? What plants should I grow and when do I grow them? What gardening equipment...
At this stage of your grow your own veggies quest, you should by now have; Found a plot Investigated what other neighbouring plot holders are planting Gained an understanding of how to prepare your plot (clearing/working) Gained an understanding of...

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