The 2014 Urban Food Awards celebrate the capital’s urban spaces used to grow fresh fruit and vegetables The Castle Climbing Centre Green Lanes Stoke Newington. Photograph: Jamie Lau Monday 8 December 2014 21.28 AEST They may be found in unlikely places, including old bombsites and ex-pumping stations, but London is thick with inspiring and community-minded … Continue reading Climbing to green success
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Recently I was putting away groceries after my boyfriend had gone to the store. To my amazement and delight I noticed most items were organic. We’re not radicals and we certainly don’t make a ton of money. What we are is an average middle class couple who have slowly but surely transition into an organic lifestyle. And how could we possibly achieve that without breaking the bank? The following tips will get you well on your way to a healthier, Eco friendly and more fulfilling organic lifestyle.
So, what exactly is an organic lifestyle? In short, an organic lifestyle refers to the use and consumption of products and materials that are free of chemical processes and hormones; raised sustainably and not genetically modified. Food, clothing, skin care, even cleaning supplies can be manufactured in an organic manner that is nurturing to the environment.
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