Sunday, January 8, 2012

Local Solutions

 Eccentric town, Todmorden, growing ALL its own vegetables:

Carrots in the car park. Radishes on the roundabout. The deliciously eccentric story of the town growing ALL its own veg (Daily Mail)

In the early 1990s, a policy was proposed which called for a complete abandonment of fossil-fuel-based energy. The objective was to supply, in a first step, the town of G├╝ssing and subsequently the whole district with regionally available renewable energy sources.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCssing

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