Ep.15 Feeding Wales during the pandemic

Wales is rising to the challenge of feeding its people during the Coronavirus crisis. In this episode, Lynsey and Rich hear from some of the people making that happen, despite our heavy reliance on food imports and high levels of poverty. Pearl from Food Cardiff explains the nature of the challenge and how local food … Continue reading Ep.15 Feeding Wales during the pandemic

Bonus 06 – After Storm Dennis – clearing up Bute Park in Cardiff

Storm Dennis left a trail of devastation, not only wrecking homes but also dumping rubbish across a wide area. https://soundcloud.com/seismicwales/bonus-6-after-storm-dennis-clearing-up-bute-park-in-cardiff In this bonus episode, Rich joins over 100 others involved in the community clean-up effort in Bute Park, Cardiff and hears from Dave King MBE from Cardiff Rivers Group about the incredible grassroots response. You … Continue reading Bonus 06 – After Storm Dennis – clearing up Bute Park in Cardiff

Ep.13 The Sustainable Studio

This month Rich and Lynsey visit The Sustainable Studio, to hear how sisters and business partners, Julia and Sarah have created a vibrant, creative community and co-working space in a old industrial warehouse in Cardiff. All the studios are made from reclaimed materials and all of the furniture, fixtures and fittings have had a previous life … Continue reading Ep.13 The Sustainable Studio

BONUS 5 – Profit with purpose, a chat with Heidi from Maykher

In this bonus episode, Christian chats with Heidi, who along with her husband, runs Maykher, a profit with purpose, ethical fashion company. As Heidi puts it: 'It's a small business with big goals!' and she¬†tells us about her passion for ethical fashion, finding the right artisan makers, the difference between fast and slow fashion, and … Continue reading BONUS 5 – Profit with purpose, a chat with Heidi from Maykher

Ep.12 – Christmas 2019

In our festive episode, Rich pays a visit to an ethical Christmas market, Christian tells us about his cream and Rachel and Lynsey join them to answer questions from the Christmas hat. https://soundcloud.com/seismicwales/ep-12-christmas-2019 Expect a curious mix of responsible purchases and wine-fuelled innuendo. The first half of this episode was recorded at the Ethical Christmas … Continue reading Ep.12 – Christmas 2019

BONUS 4 – Benthyg, The Library Of Things

'Borrow don't buy' is the motto of an exciting new project set up by the Rumney Forum - a resident led community organisation in Cardiff. Benthyg is a place where you can borrow things you need but don't own, and donate things you own but don't need, and a place where people meet to share … Continue reading BONUS 4 – Benthyg, The Library Of Things