Monthly Archives: August 2016

Foraging blog: Elderberries

In the first of a regular blog, George Kirby considers the delights of elderberries and provides a recipe for a traditional vinegary sauce Late summer days are still warm, and in the hedgerows the berries are ripening. It’s generally too early for nuts – not that we can persuade the squirrels to agree with us…

Reducing waste: An update

Following the screening of Trashed in Hythe, a number of us regrouped to consider some of the issues raised by the film. This ‘waste sub-group’ came up with a number of ideas for taking action to reduce waste in our community and we’ve made a start on most of them, so this is an update…