Farming

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At the beginning of the month we attended the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC15) to support James Taylor from Broughton Grounds Farm deliver a presentation for Friends of the Earth – part of their slot on pollinators and sustainable agriculture. We met … Read More

Buying Power

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Christmas at The Old Fire Station, Oxford Giving unique locally crafted gifts this Christmas will support an emerging sustainable economy and help prevent your purchase from ending up buried in a landfill site by January. Christmas creates an enormous amount … Read More

Weeds for Bees & Cycle Seats

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Bees & Weeds cycle seat intervention project is under way!  Beautiful fabric prints are being created, on organically produced calico, by art foundation students at Banbury & Bicester College using a range of printing and stitching techniques. This art-science illustration … Read More

Bee Movie

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Bee Movie compares a one metre strip of lavender in an English garden with approximately 10 acres of wheat crop in a nearby field to measures the level of pollinator activity at each site to raise awareness of the sharp … Read More

Bees & Weeds

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On September 9th 2014 we launched our latest project – Bees & Weeds with our favourite collaborators, the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.   Jane King and Neil Mabbs we were joined by over fifty art students from Banbury & … Read More

Wild flower meadow

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Neil Mabb’s Wild Flower Poster of flowers that arrived in and around the Lost and Found Meadow this year – some of them not invited! They are being used as source material by Art students working on our research project Bees … Read More

Lost & Found Meadow

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Summer 2015 is the third year of flowering in the Lost & Found Garden Meadow and what a spectacular flowering it is, much more diversity than last year.  This project is an experiment  to determine how effective the introduction of small plots … Read More

UK Landscapes

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Neil Mabbs ane Jane King ran a data visualisation project with students at Banbury & Bicester college in collaboration with the RSPB. Students were asked to produce a range of thought provoking solutions adopting the ‘system’ of a calendar to … Read More

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