JOIN OUR TEAM

We’re looking for volunteers to join our Project MAYA team! We have four fixed-term voluntary positions available to work on our SEEDBALL project, each on a ‘work from home’ basis for a minimum of four hours a week.

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THE BEAUTY OF A SWISS PERMACULTURE SYSTEM

By Nina Baumgartner

This summer I spent two months at the permaculture community of Balmeggberg, in the Emmental region of Switzerland. It’s a glorious spot, 1000m up a mountain where six adults and their four children live permanently and hundreds of other people orbit around them.

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WHY SWITCH TO AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE?

By Mark Benson 

If you read the motoring press you’ll see snippets of comment about electric cars, electric car technology and battery technology. However, the vast majority of the motoring press is still dominated by gasoline vehicles with many people suggesting that electric cars are something of a gimmick. So, why would you consider switching to an electric vehicle? Continue reading

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TREES ARE PEOPLE TOO

Here at project MAYA we are tree huggers… and proud of it! So, we thought to celebrate our love of trees we would put together a collection of amusing pictures of trees…

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NEW ARRIVALS!

Yay! In the last week we launched our brand new SEEDBALL packaging ! We can’t believe how wonderful it feels to finally have our lovely new tins with us. We’ve been working on the re-design for quite a while now (since June last year!) and can’t believe the time has finally come to unveil! Continue reading

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WHY NATIVE PLANTS ARE BETTER FOR THE GARDEN

Do you sometimes wonder why our gardens are so full of non-native flowers? Continue reading

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GO GREEN IN 2013!

So, like most of the population, we like to start the New Year with a resolution or two… usually they don’t last past January (giving up cake – what were we thinking?!).  But this year, we suggest a resolution that is easy to keep: do (at least) one thing for the planet in 2013! Where can you have the greatest impact? By focusing on your home. Making your home greener, will help both your health and the health of the planet. Continue reading

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