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Easter Ginger Cake

Serves: 6-8 Total Time: 1h Ingredients 150g dark muscovado sugar 1 tsp baking powder 100ml vegetable oil, plus extra for greasing the tin...

Can we get to “Net Zero” in Watlington?

In December Watlington Parish Council agreed a Climate Action Plan which commits the council to work to achieve “Net-zero Carbon Dioxide...

Beetroot Houmous

Serve: 6-8 Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 can of chickpeas 180g cooked beetroot 2 lemons 1 clove of garlic Extra virgin olive oil...

The Importance of being Imperfect

Everyone can make a difference to their impact on the planet, and there are many ways to achieve this, but the mix of things will be...

January Minestrone

Serves 4 Time 45 minutes Ingredients 2 tbsp of olive oil 1 large red onion 2 carrots 1 stick celery 150g celeriac 150g swede 400g swiss...

Green Plan Update: January 2022

WATLINGTON’S HEDGEROW PROJECT What a morning it was on the 11 December! About 25 volunteers bearing spades gathered in West Meadow to...

What is the shape of your footprint?

Everyone’s environmental footprint is different, but what shape is yours and what shape would you like it to be? 1. First mark on...

The Chalgrove Brook - The Story

It took me nearly a decade to find out what was under my nose. The network of brooks that run through Watlington are part of something...

Watlington Christmas Fair Stall

The weather for the Watlington Christmas Fair was sunny and perfectly freezing, but despite the cold, there was a huge turnout. We had a...

The Importance of being Imperfect

Everyone can make a difference in their impact on the planet, and there are many ways to achieve this, but the mix of things will be...

Cutting plastic cutlery

About 1.1 billion single-use plates and 4.25 billion items of cutlery, mostly plastic, are used annually in the UK, but only 10% are...

Sharing Pigments

"Sharing Pigments" is a short film which documents the project to collect pigments from trees around Oxfordshire, representing the...

Live Well For The Planet

It was I believe, following the brilliant success of the film our very own Nicola Schafer produced on Hedgerows that I suggested perhaps...

Up The Ask

Chris Packham talks to Philip Lymbery at the Peter Roberts Compassion in Farming Lecture On Sunday 7th November I had the pleasure of...

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