Our Latest Articles
Whether you’re a participant or not, you should be well informed. We write monthly articles to teach you all we can about growing practicalities, science and policy making.
For the month of September, GROW Observatory is highlighting the stories of GROWers — people with whom we have interacted and who inspire us, and who grow food, but also are interested in data, citizen science, policy, tech and more.
I decided to start growing two years ago, when I realised that if I wanted to practice my work as a gastronome in the right way, I also needed to get hands-on experience on growing food. I had an outsider’s perspective, but that was not enough. I wanted to experience growing, to observe and understand nature, smell the soil, touch the land, connect with the seed in order to understand the whole cycle.
Our strongest memories have to do with feelings, experiences, places, faces, objects… They evoke emotions that stay with us for a lifetime, occasionally coming alive in our every day lives in various simple ways. Through an appearance, a song, a sound we may hear, a smell, a taste or an image.
compiled by Chris Warburton-Brown (Permaculture Association of Britain)
GROW – knowledge base
We’re setting up a knowledge base,
an ever-expanding repository of learning and information.
It includes guides, protocols, and instructions for