- VEHICLES & DRIVERS
- GET INVOLVED
There are lots of things that you can do as an individual or as part of a community, to help to reduce part of the environmental impact of your food and to support your local food economy. Shopping at farmers' markets, joining a community supported agriculture scheme or local group can all contribute to championing local food culture.
Patrick has worked for the Soil Association since 1988 and as Director since 1995. During that period income has risen from £200,000 to £10 million and sales of organic food from £50 million to £2 billion. He is a regular broadcaster, speaker and writer, and was responsible for Tony and Pat Archer's conversion in 1985 and still advises for The Archers. Holden is also an astute networker, and has become a close friend of Prince Charles, who, as a result, is an arch pro organic believer. Prince Charles even has a bust of Holden in his garden at Highgrove in Gloucestershire.
The Bridgestone Eco-Rally drivers will be fuelled by a variety of locally-grown products by Sharpham Park. Roger Saul's 300 acre organic estate near Glastonbury in Somerset. They pride themselves on using exemplary sustainable and organic farming techniques to grow and mill spelt, an ancient cousin of wheat with many health, taste and nutritional benefits.
Vintage Roots - the UK's leading (home delivery) supplier of carefully selected, high quality organic wines since 1986. The company is carbon-neutral and all 'wine-miles' are carbon offset, using accredited schemes in developing countries where possible.
Simon Hughes MP is using two London icons for his 2010 re-election campaign today.
The new EURO III engined taxi (cleanest available) was delivered yesterday by Ascott Cabs and is powered by locally-sourced, recycled biodiesel provided by Southwark-based Uptown Oil.
Low maintenance, modular design, regenerative braking, re-fuelled with hydrogen in about 7 mins. Currently part of the largest zero emission transport trial in the world. Designed in Coventry and in everyday operation as a postal van at Birmingham University - home to the UK's first hydrogen re-fueling station.
The George & Dragon in Speldhurst is a traditional 13th Century Inn with roaring log fires and dramatic oak beams. Ever striving to maintain standards and never compromising on the quality of ingredients the George & Dragon, Speldhurst remains the centre of village life while adding a touch of glamour to the countryside.
At the height of the fuel protests and the heated debate about food vs fuel, Revolve set British motorists a challenge: Drive from Brighton to London in the greenest way you can. The destination was a music festival on Clapham Common, where the drivers were tested for eco-driving skills whilst their cars were tested for emissions.