Posts by bio-admin

Training opportunities at Bordesley Green Forest Garden

Horticulture training and qualifications opportunities at Bordesley Green Forest Garden

Bordesley Green Forest Garden, based in Birmingham, is in talks with Solihull College regarding free or subsidised horticultural training and...

Simbi Folarin

Meet the grassroots initiatives using education to transform Birmingham

Grass roots campaigner and social entrepeneur Simbi Folarin talks to Bioregion Birmingham about her social transformation projects. Hi Simbi. Could...

An introduction to bioregionalism – democracy, community, ecology

Bioregion Birmingham coordinator Andrew Walton talks food democracy, empowering communities, and imagining Birmingham as a biophilic city in this presentation...

Andrew Walton

Can we combine conservation and agriculture to create a truly biophilic city?

Research shows that, despite our poor track record, humans can have a profoundly positive impact on natural habitats. With cuts...

Ridhi Kalaria

The Birmingham Pound: a chance to strengthen the local economy?

Birmingham Pound spokesperson, Ridhi Kalaria, speaks to Bioregion Birmingham about this exciting concept. Hi Ridhi, what's the idea behind a...

Alan Clawley

Could co-operatives help address the housing crisis in Birmingham?

Small Heath Park Housing Co-operative member, Alan Clawley, writes for Bioregion Birmingham. On 14 September 2013 my wife, Hazel, and...

Ben David Jones

Campaigning against food waste: The Real Junk Food Project

Real Junk Food Project co-ordinator, Ben David Jones, speaks to Bioregion Birmingham. Hi Ben, tell us about your project... The...

Francis Clarke

Five reasons why you should choose open source software

Open Rights Group local organiser, Francis Clarke, writes for Bioregion Birmingham. Virtually all of us interact with open source software...

Susan Goldsmith

Foraging for immune boosting autumn berries

Qualified medical herbalist, Susan Goldsmith, writes for Bioregion Birmingham As autumn descends and the beautiful scenery changes its d├ęcor, we...

Nature therapy

Sole connection: grounding yourself for health

Qualified medical herbalist, Susan Goldsmith, writes for Bioregion Birmingham If the idea of switching off your phone and abandoning your...