Ideas - Community

 

Links & ResourcesSuggested reading:

‘The Biochar Debate’, James Bruges, Shumacher Briefing, Green Books (2010)

‘Biochar for Environmental Management’, Johannes Lehmann and Stephen Joseph, Earthscan Publications (2009)

‘Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change’, Albert Bates, New Society Publishers (2010)[hr]

 

IBIInternational Biochar Initiative  http://www.biochar-international.org

A non-profit organisation supporting researchers, commercial entities, policy makers, farmers, gardeners, development agents and others committed to sustainable biochar production and use.[hr]

 

 

UKBRCUK Biochar Research Centrehttp://www.biochar.org.uk

The UKBRC is part of the University of Edinburgh’s School of GeoSciences. They undertake disciplinary and interdisciplinary research on various aspects of biochar.[hr]

 

 

Soil AssociationSoil Association http://www.soilassociation.org

The UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for planet-friendly organic food and farming.[hr]

 

 

Organic Growers AllianceOrganic Growers Alliance – http://www.organicgrowersalliance.co.uk

Run by growers for growers. The OGA provides a community for growers to exchange ideas, information, news and experience of vegetable production.[hr]

 

 

Garden OrganicGarden Organic  http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk

The UK’s leading organic growing charity who have been at the forefront of the organic horticulture movement for over 50 years.[hr]

 

 

Organic Gardening CatalogueThe Organic Gardening Catalogue – http://www.organiccatalogue.com

The Organic Gardening Catalogue is the official catalogue of Garden Organic and Chase Organics – a one-stop shop for all your organic gardening and allotment needs.[hr]

 

 

National Allotment SocietyNational Society of Allotment & Leisure Gardeners – http://www.nsalg.org.uk

National body representing allotment holders and vegetable gardeners in the UK.[hr]

 

 

TraidcraftTraidcraft http://www.traidcraft.co.uk

Traidcraft  is the UK’s leading fair trade organisation. They fight poverty through trade, helping people in developing countries to transform their lives.[hr]

 

 

Fairtrade FoundationThe Fairtrade Foundation – http://www.fairtrade.org.uk

Fair Trade supports better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.[hr]

 

 

TCGA BelizeToledo Cacao Growers’ Association, Belize – http://tcgabelize.com

The Toledo Cacao Growers Association, who supply Green & Blacks, aim to improve the socio-economic standard of living of their farmers through competitive and diversified systems of production that incorporate sound ecological practices.[hr]

 

 

BBFBritish Biochar Foundation – http://www.britishbiocharfoundation.org

The British Biochar Foundation is a not-for-profit membership organisation aiming to support the emerging research, sustainable production and uses of biochar in the UK.[hr]

 

 

Farm Carbon CalculatorFarm Carbon Calculator – http://www.cffcarboncalculator.org.uk

Farm Carbon Calculator is a free tool for farmers and growers to work out the greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration associated with their business. It’s user-friendly, comprehensive and created by farmers for farmers.[hr]