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23 Jan 2008
Bristol, UK
The Urban fringe Pharmacy Project is primarily designed to promote healthier lifestyles for the whole community.

Traditionally the types of walks and workshops that they facilitate may be found at National Trust, English Heritage, or other 'middle class' green spaces. Thier open, accessible, and friendly events are held in inner city and urban fringe green spaces and parks, near to bus routes and areas of urban population. We aim to give participants the opportunity to receive expert guidance in a way that is not currently available.

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FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment. We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product, from production to utilization, and not just what they see in the stores. Consumers must be aware that every phase of a product's life influences the environment and ourselves.

Free Soil has produced a run of FRUIT wrappers, a website, and a traveling installation as part of an initiative to inform people about alternative food systems and local food movements. The wrappers are disseminated throughout the food chain by piggybacking on oranges. Information will be carried through the food system and into the hands of consumers. The wrapper holds information on a variety of aspects concerning food movements, transport and urban farming. Get your daily dose!

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