RESOURCES

VIDEOS

RESEARCH

ARTICLES

RECIPES

INFORMATION

BOOKS

OUR VIDEOS

A series of videos about micro-organisms

Bokashi resources here

Our YouTube Channel

OUR RESEARCH PAPERS

A series of research papers on crops that can potentially bring health benefits to people and the environment

Flax and Linseed

Cobnuts

Hemp

Sweet Chestnut

Walnut

Combined

OUR ARTICLES

Stevia

Whilst there are over 200 species of stevia, Stevia rebaudiana is the most important variety, it is a herbal plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family. The Guarani Indians of Paraguay have used stevia for centuries for both its sweet taste and medicinal properties

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Buckwheat - good for the soil, good for wildlife and good for you!

Buckwheat is not a cereal grain as it is not part of the grass family it belongs instead to the Polygonaceae family & is a relative of rhubarb & sorrel.

It is an easy plant to grow and relatively tolerant of most conditions.

Buckwheat is a very versatile plant and can be used in the following ways;

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Urban garden medicine chest

Medicinal plants and simple extracts are particularly well-suited to supporting self-healing processes, promoting effective digestion, absorption, metabolism and elimination, and mitigating the effects of acute or chronic stress.

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Gut bacteria & brain function

A dynamic ecosystem of microbes lives in your gut and this complex microbiota is individual to you, a reflection of your journey through life, from what you eat to what you do and where you’ve been.

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Soil

'A nation that destroys its soil destroys itself' Franklin Roosevelt Fertile soil is an exquisite interplay of billions of organisms and it is this microbial bio-diversity that gives rise to the myriad forms of life that feed us.

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Insulin resistance

When you eat a meal your blood sugar rises which prompts your pancreas to release insulin into your bloodstream. Insulin sends a signal to your muscle cells that they need to take up the excess sugar. Your muscle cells either use up the glucose as an energy source or store it in a slightly altered form called glycogen.

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Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is thinning of the bone. The bones are composed of a skeleton of connective tissue around which minerals in crystalline form are laid down. In osteoporosis, there is a reduction in both the amount of connective tissue and the mineral content of the bone.

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Sprouts and Green Shoots

The greatest vitality in the life cycle of a plant is in the sprout, they have potent medicinal properties and high nutritional value.

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Taste

Because of a mistranslation of a German paper written in 1901, there is a myth that we taste different flavors on different parts of the tongue. But this isn't true each taste bud recognizes every taste. Every second you chew, your tongue and its 10,000 taste buds evaluate hundreds of millions of molecules

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Seasonal allergies

There are different kinds of allergy, food allergies like peanuts, soya or shellfish, perennial allergies like dust, mold or feathers or seasonal allergies from tree, grass and weed pollen. Now as we head through spring into the summer the seasonal allergies also known as hay fever or allergic rhinitis are upon us.

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Healing food diet

Naturally grown foods, fresh in season, or harvested & preserved at their peak of ripeness & nutrition, using artisan traditions are the best foods to heal both body and planet. Industrially processed foods inevitably diminish both the quantity and quality of nutrients making them less able to nourish us.

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Elder (Sambucus nigra)

Since ancient times the elder tree's ability to recover when damaged has made it a symbol of regeneration. It supports the body in healing sadness, grief and depression and helps release our hold on the past preparing us for change. It's truly a tree for our times

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RECIPES

Breakfast Recipes

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Pea Soup

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Easter Recipes

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Some great people, places and websites we feel you need to know about.

Box schemes

ashurst-organics.com

There are brilliant box schemes throughout the country check them out on the Soil Association web site soilassociation.co.uk

Practitioners

alternativelewes.co.uk

barcomebodyworks.co.uk food-for-life.co.uk

Shops

Better Food Company – Bristol betterfood.co.uk

Infinity Foods – Brighton infinityfoodsretail.co.uk

Fruits of the Earth – Bridport fruitsoftheearth.co.uk

Planet Organic – London planetorganic.com

Trinity whole-foods - Hastings trinitywholefoods.co.uk

Books

LIVING FOOD

A feast for soil & soul

by Daphne Lambert

A book about the central role food plays in our lives. The book shows how vibrant living food creates health and vitality and how the food we choose to eat is of the utmost importance if we are to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of this planet.

£22.50 + £2.50 p/p

To buy contact Jean

CONTACT JEAN

FERMENTING

Recipes & Preparations

by Daphne Lambert

Discover the ancient wisdom of fermented foods that will delight your tastebuds and encourage a balanced digestive system and healthy gut. The book covers basic recipes, salads, soups, main dishes, condiments, breads and lots more!

£17.50 + £2.50 p/p for signed edition

To buy contact Jean

CONTACT JEAN

THE CANCER REVOLUTION

Integrative medicine - the future of cancer care

by Patricia Peat

Cancer Revolution brings together, in an accessible form, the whole spectrum of resources that are at hand to support you or someone you love through every stage of cancer and to help you chart a healthy future.

Written by Patricia Peat along with 37 expert contributors, including Daphne Lambert. For further information and to buy www.thecancerrevolution.co.uk