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...aaaand we're out! Takin' off from Thailand in the back of a tuk tuk.

Compost-bucketloads of gratitude dumped over the endlessly-entertaining and ebullient (and all round good bloke) Mal Webb, who has smashed it solidly with us through 5 countries, 3 months and 2 hemispheres. What a legend!

The Radish Beets World Tour isn't technically over yet (India in a few weeks), however it's back to solo Mgee for a while - except next weekend at the Kalamunda Farmers Market where we'll have special guest members from The Funk Club House Band! Woohoo!
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Flamin' chillis! Pretty much a staple spice in Thailand, but actually native to South America! A classic story of early globalisation, where one plant changed an entire continent's cuisine in just a few hundred years. Check out the story: ti.me/1owzSph

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  Antipodean rockers, Formidable Vegetable Sound System managed to “cultivate” a wildly dancing crowd at Lovebox on July 19. Read the full story here.

Next Stop: BOOM

Formidable Vegetable Sound System will be opening (yes, OPENING) Europe’s biggest electronic music, arts and lifestyle festival- BOOM this week in Idanha-A-Nova, Portugal. Check it out.

Bulgaria & European Permaculture Convergence

It was a sunny and humid with summer storm clouds brewing in the mountains when we flew into Sofia last Wednesday morning. Having been smashing the UK tour pretty much…

‘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…

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  • Just a few of the many #Thai rice varieties at a market in Chiang Mai. #Diversity --------------------
#Permaculture #food #farming #farm #crops #staplediet #feedtheworld #sustainablefarming #sustainability #growfoodeverywhere #growyourown #tropicalgarden #tropical #urbanfarming @seedsaver @eatsshootsandroots @urbangardenersrep @urbanfarmmag #nogmo #seedfreedom @thefoodpharmacy
  • Giant African Snail in Chiang Mai. These big bastards are a declared pest and a bit of a nuisance to farmers. You could eat them, but they can give you meningitis, so not of much use to humans! Good decomposers though. ------------------
#permaculture #pests #tropical #farming #gardening #tropicalgarden #farm #urbanfarming #tropicalgarden
  • The #chicken: native to #Thailand, noble steward to pastures worldwide! (In an ideal cageless world, anyway!) Next time you're frying an egg, making a winter soup or composting your chook poo, just remember:
  • The flaming #chilli: pretty much a staple spice in #Thailand, but actually native to South America. A classic story of globalisation, where one plant changed an entire continent's cuisine in just a few hundred years. Check out the story: http://ti.me/1owzSph -------------------
#vegetables #Permaculture #botany #veg #asian #asiancuisine #thai #thaicooking #botanical #columbus #chillis #chili #garden #gardening #communitygarden #urbanfarming #urbanfarm #hap
  • Thank you #Thailand! Consider the @formidableveg & Mal Webb tour #DoneAndDusted! Took it out on a high (Thai) note at @ediblejazz in #Pai last night. Kap Kuhn Khrap! :)
  • Mal-gyver fixes the Thai bus window latch with his multi-tool file. #resourceful
  • Veg-Heads at @ediblejazz #Pai #Thailand :)
  • Bean trellis pathway at #Pai #Permaculture farm. Gig at @ediblejazz tonight! :)

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