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Looking back on Veganuary
River Cottage Chief Executive Stewart went Vegan for January. Read on to see how he got on ...
River Cottage Retreats
Escape to River Cottage HQ to be inspired, learn a new skill and relax in beautiful surroundings
The last week of Veganuary 2020
As we approach the end of the month, we are so pleased that many of you have joined us on the vegan, plant-based journey of Veganuary.
Go green this Valentine’s Day, being romantic shouldn't cost the earth
This St Valentine’s Day 55 million cut roses will be bought around the world. Royal Mail will deliver 12 million cards in the UK and an estimated £670 million will be spent on gifts. Romance may be alive and well, but what at what cost to the planet? Many traditional romantic gifts have a huge impact on the environment, so do your bit and go green.
Adam Crofts - River Cottage Head Gardener
I have been here at River Cottage HQ for almost 4 years now and not a day goes by when I don’t appreciate being outside. It is something that has always driven me, from an early age, to get stuck into gardening and the natural world.
Veganuary 2020 Week 3
January is passing by and completing the vegan challenge using the most seasonal and local produce is becoming slightly more challenging due to one thing – it is January in the UK.
Reusing Glass Jars
It pains me to put a perfectly usable glass jar in the recycling bin after I have finished with it. Its life is far from over and I am compelled to keep each one. For fear of becoming a hoarder, I have had to find uses for the many jars of various shapes and sizes, so I thought I would share my ideas. The below list covers a multitude of uses, (just make sure you clean/sterilise them as necessary):
We're over half way through Veganuary ...
We've made it passed the halfway point eating a plant-based vegan diet - let's not let our motivation diminish.
Veganuary 2020 Week 2
As we move through the month of January I am really enjoying my Vegan challenge!