Issue 5 Summer 2019

First networking, then action. With some guidance from Charles Eisenstein and David Holmgren (Retrosuburbia)
What's On
Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
Chris Gathercole talks to Angus Soutar about the challenges of getting going with community projects.
Our regular contributors reflect on summertime: the Lammas festival and starfish, caring for the heart and small intestine, medicine with summer herbs (rosebay willow herb, nettle, mugwort) and in general offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events.
Here and There
A return to Incredible Farm, Summer Design Festival at The Parsonage, Krysia visits David and Nicola McCarthy
A place to distribute surplus and also ask for help. In this issue, we start our listings of "zero waste" and low-waste retail outlets that we like.
Nigel Stewart on the montado system in Portugal and we get some stirring advice from Chris Martenson