"Thanks Oskari, thats a gread addition to the discussion. I have just found a really exciting initiative in Todmorden, UK called Incredible Edible. They have some great info on edible and decorative herbs and veg and the fact that they promote…"
"Maby we can widen the discussion in this topic with this article on plant varieties that are both edible and ornamental. Many plants that are edible are also decorative for example herbs and edible flowers... peppermint is a nice example!
"We'd recommend a tasty Onion Relish recipe from Kennyhill Community Allotments and Gardens, who we have been working with on Glasgow Harvest 2011.
8 medium onions
2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of dark brown sugar
I totally agree: summer is vegetables and fruit time. A very typical summer dish in Spain (mainly in the south)n is the gazpacho cold soup:
There are variations, some are with fruits like cherry and ham…"
"Hi everybody! We all know that airplanes are highly polluting, but here are some tips for those who won't renounce air travel...
Did you know that non-stop flights are to be preferred when we fly within Europe, while stopovers are more…"
"What I find really useful - and of course very easy to do - is to darken our home on a hot summer day with curtains while being at work. Doesn't cost anything and helps us to cool our rooms to a very comfortable temperature."
"Summer receipts should be full of fresh vegetables, fruits and light cheese! When it is hot your body needs liquids and minerals, to compensate for what you lose because of the high temperatures and dry weather...and if it is too hot to…"
"I love to grow berreis and vegetables in my own garden, but the Northern location here in Lahti, Finland offers some challenges. The most successful are berries and apples, but last year I succeeded with some zucchinis as well and now there is also…"
"Thanks, Sini! Time banks are becoming more and more popular in Finland and even small towns have founded groups this year. I joined this spring the time bank of Lahti. The first change happened during the SPREAD Launch conference when we got help in…"
The final conference of SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 will be held on November 26-27 2012 in Brussels.
The findings of the SPREAD 2050 project will be showcased and discussed during the two day conference. It is a possibility to hear the first hand results of the SPREAD 2050 project. Emphasis is on how the findings can be turned into action.
You have a chance to influence how the conference…