Monthly Archives: April 2014

Wildflowers will soon bloom on Abbey Meadow

Carbon Cutters got together with other Abingdon residents on Saturday to sow wildflowers on Abbey Meadow under the expert guidance of Merton head gardener and Abingdon Carbon Cutter, Lucille Savin. Here is what we can expect to see over the next few years: Yarrow Common KnapweedWild CarrotField ScabiousOxeye DaisyBirdsfoot TrefoilRibwort PlantainCowslipSelfhealMeadow ButtercupRed CampionWild Red CloverTufted [...]

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Bicycle-powered smoothies at the Spring Cycle Festival

Carbon Cutters demonstrated how to prevent food waste and save electricity on Sunday 13th April when they turned surplus fruit from the Oxford Food Bank into delicious smoothies, using only muscle-power! The smoothie-making bike was on loan from CAG-Oxfordshire for the day, and dozens of cyclists took time out from their cycle-rides to sample the [...]

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