Mark Watson

Mark refers to himself as a plant activist, as a lot of what he does and teaches is about connecting people, plants and places.

Dark Kitchen: Making Friends with Microbes

For thousands of years the arts of fermentation have transformed and preserved raw food in cultures across the world. Yet even though some of our strongest and most loved flavours – coffee, chocolate, cheese, salami, olives, as well as soy, miso and tempeh, wine and beer – are still alchemised via the life-death-life process of bacteria and yeasts, live, fizzing vegetables can be a challenge. 

February 13, 2018


Launching the Grassroots Directory!

The Grassroots Directory is a new source book that aims to showcase the most innovative, practical and exciting community-led projects in the UK.

March 15, 2016

Making Space for Flowers

…making space for nature goes beyond the world of nature reserves, wildlife documentaries or even pilgrimages into the wilderness.

September 26, 2014

The NR35 Dead-Hedgers Society

It just so happened that the five of us who turned up at Richard’s on Wednesday morning in Bungay to learn how to do dead-hedging with Paul were all over 50, and so the ad hoc name we came up with for that morning’s grouping was the NR35 Dead-Hedgers Society – the Over 50s Contingent!

May 15, 2013


Let’s Keep the Seeds Real… and introducing Huauzontle

Growing plants, particularly for food, and particularly in community, is a big part of the Transition experience and ethos. Many people in transition are active permaculturists. At the very least, most of us want to eat plants grown organically from good seed.

April 30, 2013


Well-being and the Community – a local perspective

What makes up community well-being in a time of financial constraints and climate uncertainty? This was the question twenty five people turned up to explore at Sustainable Bungay’s first Green Drinks of the new year at the Green Dragon in January.

March 18, 2013

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