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‘We’re running out of oil!” Formidable Veg live on BBC London

Yesterday morning after breakfast we had the great pleasure of going on prime-time London radio to announce to the world through song that ‘We’re running out of oil!” I’m not…

Formidable Veg on BBC Sussex

Had a lovely chat with Sarah Gorrell on BBC Radio Sussex yesterday arvo and busted out a groovy version of Waste with Mal Webb on the facial Beet Box. Check…

City of London Festival: Inside the Bowler Hat

Ever wondered what it’s like being inside a gigantic bowler hat? Neither had I until we got invited to play in one in the middle of London! Last week we…

Could GMO ever actually benefit us?

I unintentionally opened up an interesting debate on the Formidable Vegetable Facebook page the other day after posting a link to AVAAZ’s Seed Savers’ Noah’s Ark campaign calling to form…

Formidable Veg on BBC Radio Bristol

Charlie chats with Laura Rawlings on BBC Radio Bristol last week about the UK Tour.

Glastonbury Festival 2014

We have survived our mission to the maddest festival on Earth – and what a festival of contrasts it is! Tiny solar, wind and bicycle-powered stages, twenty-year old permaculture gardens…

Glastonbury Madness!

Well, we’re halfway through our stint at Glastonbury Festival and it is absolutely PUMPING here! Amongst the mud and madness, we’ve seen the likes of Lily Allen, Nitin Sawhney and…

Greetings from a Transition Town

So, we’ve arrived in the UK. And probably to one of the most ‘permaculture friendly’ places in the entire country at that! Apart from being quaint and ‘Ye Olde English’…

Our Little Shed in the Bush

  I owe a lot to my Dad. He taught me that you don’t need much to be happy in life. Whether it was his dedication to low-impact living in order to leave…

Hi, I’m Charlie and I’m a gardening addict – Part Two

…Read Part One   After six months of experimental gardening in our little urban back yard with my friend Simba (knowing next to nothing, there were some pretty random experiments…

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