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Inspiration from the 1970s for today’s young environmentalists

Allotments were popular in the 1970s and are now busy again. Air Images/Shutterstock Steven McCabe, Birmingham City University Cult 1970s BBC TV show The Good Life examined Tom and Barbara Good’s experience of attempting to opt out of the rat race by becoming self-sufficient. They grew vegetables in their back garden, milked a goat, tried to knit their own clothes …

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