This month is Plastic Free July and to help us all reduce the amount of plastic we use, Cultivate Co-Found Emma Burnett has written a blog with some helpful tips and advice for a plastic free life in Oxford!
If you’ve ever taken up gardening or even just cared for a houseplant you’ll be aware of the great satisfaction it can bring you and there’s plenty of research and scientific evidence of the restorative power of gardening. Whether it’s … Read More
We first met Sabā as a customer on the VegVan at our Little Clarendon street stop. She was buying up all our plums and tomatoes and we couldn’t help but ask why. She told us it was to make … Read More
We love a good sourdough and we also love local food start-ups which is why we’re so excited to be stocking some of the first loaves produced a brand new company. Two Bears is a very tiny home bakery based … Read More
Every autumn in Oxford, thousands of apples go to waste. Large trees in gardens, on allotments, near institutions provide too much, too suddenly – or are the responsibility of no one person. Their fruit ripens, drops and rots. But what … Read More
“Carry on until the big McDonalds and then turn off”. These are the directions we receive for driving the Cultivate VegVan from Oxford to Westmill Organics farm, near Swindon. It’s a fitting diversion. The methods and ethos of Westmill point … Read More
In the corner of the barn a 125-year old threshing machine chugs through a load of wheat, separating the heavier grains from their dry casings of chaff, which float out through the open door into the yard. The motor was … Read More