Marina’s top tips

Hi I’m Marina, an Aquarius who works in TV, and this year I am pledging to try my darned best to help save the Planet. For those who feel overwhelmed with the climate change crisis, and need some tangible tips to start those first steps towards feeling, living, and breathing better – whilst saving the planet…this one’s for you.

Seasonal reflections

Sunlight moves through plants and they grow. Water flows down from the hills and replenishes the sea. The humble earthworms drag down leaves and feed the soil.

Community culture

The universal quality of getting together over food should not be underestimated. We break bread, or pickles, for celebrations across cultures.

Love your gut

Fermented foods have been proven over and again as a tool to support and promote gut health. “Every system of our body is related to gut bacteria: digestion, immune function, brain function, thinking and all of that,” Sandor Katz says.

Food cycle

Fermenting as a metaphor: “We need the bubbling transformative power of fermentation.”


Your local pickle and brewery social enterprise.

Seasonal reflections

The leaves have had quite a journey since the spring. As soon as their protective buds opened and revealed the glorious sunshine, they became mini sugar-production factories, supplying energy for the trees as they woke from winter slumber, and munch for innumerable critters.