Volunteer in the spotlight – Mark Hawkins

Volunteer in the spotlight – Mark Hawkins

How long have you been with BFOE? I’ve been working with bfoe for around 12 months. What do you do at BFOE? I’m very hands on so I’ve been involved in maintenance around the Warehouse whilst the building work has been going on. I also do a lot of...
Stand up to Racism and Climate Justice

Stand up to Racism and Climate Justice

At the ‘Stand up to Racism’ conference in Birmingham on Saturday 2nd December the many parallels between racist viewpoints and policies and the causes of climate refugees were discussed. Hundreds of millions of people in Syria, sub-Saharan Africa, Russia and South...

Population Sustainability

We are facing (and causing) an environmental crisis. Wild animal populations have plummeted in recent years, global temperatures are rising, our forests are disappearing and the seas are polluted. 10,000 years ago the Earth had to sustain just a few million people....
Community Orchard Course

Community Orchard Course

If you had told me that one of my highlights of 2017 would have been sitting and staring intently at apples trying to ID (identify) them, I would have told you I’d rather get up at 5 AM once a month on a Saturday to get a train to London. However, not only did both of...
Heritage project

Heritage project

Desperately Seeking John! Although the 40th anniversary of BFoE at the Warehouse was the motivating event behind the heritage project, we are of course very interested in what went before. However, for the years prior to 1977 the documentary evidence, within the...