Fledgling farmers

An update on the Pathways to Farming pilot project by Katie Hastings We have reached the end of our first year training new commercial food producers to grow and sell…
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Easter holidays at CAT

Pull on your wellies and get stuck in with the gardens team at CAT this Easter Holidays! It’s that time of year again when CAT’s gardeners are busy preparing beds,…
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Waste not, want not

In the Welsh seaside town of Aberystwyth, an innovative environmental group has been formed to tackle food waste. CAT graduate Chris Woodfield introduces Aber Food Surplus. Around 1.3 billion tonnes of food…
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Bee Week – May Half Term at CAT

During May half term, we will be exploring the wonderful world of the bee! Bees are incredibly important in maintaining all the wonderful habitats and environments that we know and…
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The Low Carbon Breakfast

Here at the Centre for Alternative Technology, we run a wholly vegetarian restaurant. Catering for our own MSc. students, staff and people participating on our short courses, no-one goes hungry…
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Salad workers of Spain

This blog post has been written by Lizzie Wynn from the Salad Workers of Spain project, she is also a student on CAT’s Msc in Sustainability and Adaptation. In Northern…
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