30 Days Wild – Day 8 Spitalfields City Farm

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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Aquaponics – GrowUp Urban Farm

Aquaponics and vertical farming Ever heard of aquaponics?  In the future, more of our food will be grown using aquaponics. Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (farming fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water with added nutrients rather than soil). The food that I eat and how it can be grown locally and in a […]

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Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is in Meanwood in Leeds. At 24 acres it is a little oasis of farm animals (chickens, donkeys, goats and horses), poly tunnels, orchards and food plots.   The entrance fee is modest (£2 for adults and 50p for children) and it has produce for sale including fresh vegetables, eggs, jams and chutney. […]

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