Organic Gardening

International Volunteer Day – thank you to all our volunteers

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Organic Gardening, Tammi's blogs, Volunteering

We would like to offer a massive and hearty thank you to every volunteer that has ever joined us here at the Centre for Alternative Technology. From helping us... Read More

How Agroecology can feed Africa

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Kim's blogs, Organic Gardening

A new report from Global Justice Now,  From the roots up‘ shows how Agroecology can feed Africa, this article is an excerpt from the report.    Small-scale farmers around... Read More

Machynlleth: Sustainable Capital of the UK

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Community Energy, Engineering, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, News and Press Releases, Organic Gardening, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Transport, Wind Power, Woodland

CAT is based in the buzzing Dyfi Valley awash with active environmental and sustainability  projects- according to a Guardian article:  “if any place in Britain could be called its... Read More

What’s on this October half term at CAT?

This blog is posted in: Art at CAT, Blog, Education, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Membership, News and Press Releases, Organic Gardening, Renewable Energy Blog, Short Courses, Uncategorized, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

Half-term highlights with an autumn theme Throughout the October half term CAT will be running seasonally themed kids activities in the straw bale theatre ( 11am-3pm Monday to Friday).... Read More

CAT gardens: from spring into summer

This blog is posted in: Blog, Food and Restaurant, Organic Gardening, Roger, Volunteering

This blog is by Dan, on of the volunteers in the CAT gardens this summer. Spring has come, the sun has arrived and it is an exciting time for... Read More

Could you be our next Media and Marketing Volunteer?

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Front Page, Organic Gardening, Recruitment, Robyn's Blogs, Volunteering, Woodland

We have a position available to join CAT’s vibrant media and marketing department. It is a chance to develop a broad range of skills including writing, film making, photography,... Read More

New Skills in 2014: Build a Compost Toilet

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Organic Gardening, Robyn's Blogs, Short Courses, Sustainability

We have a host of exciting short courses taking place at CAT in 2014, and up until the end of January there’s 10% off!  From the 4th to the... Read More

New Skills in 2014: Grow your own Food

This blog is posted in: Blog, Food and Restaurant, Front Page, Green Living, Organic Gardening, Robyn's Blogs, Short Courses

We have a host of exciting new short courses taking place at CAT in the new year – if you fancy learning something new in 2014, then how about... Read More

CAT alumni launch School Farm Community Supported Agriculture

This blog is posted in: Blog, CAT in the media, Community Energy, Education, Front Page, Green Living, Organic Gardening, Robyn's Blogs

CAT alumni, Jenny Gellatly and Melissa Harvey, form half of the all woman team launching a crowd funding campaign to grow the UK’s only organically certified, no-dig community farm... Read More

Please donate to our ‘Gardening for the Future’ campaign

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Education, Front Page, Graduate School, Nature Blog, Organic Gardening, Robyn's Blogs, Students at CAT, Sustainability

In light of this week’s conference in Turkey we urge supporters to donate to our ‘Gardening for the Future’ campaign at CAT.  Hosted by the IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform on... Read More

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