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A monthly podcast celebrating sustainability stories from Cardiff, Wales & beyond!

A monthly podcast celebrating sustainability stories from Cardiff, Wales & beyond!
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A monthly podcast celebrating sustainability stories from Cardiff, Wales & beyond!




Bonus 3 - A chat about weddings with Jane (Hungry City Hippy)

In our 3rd bonus episode, Christian and Lynsey catch-up with Jane (aka Cardiff food and travel blogger 'Hungry City Hippy') to chat about her wedding, and desire to make it as eco friendly / zero waste as possible. From the venue and booze, to save the dates and flowers, we find out how Jane got on. And for anyone planning their own big day, Jane shares some of her top tips.


Ep.09 - Cardiff Salad Garden

This month, Christian and Rich meet up with Sophie at Cardiff Salad Garden, a social enterprise growing fantastic high quality salad leaves in Cardiff city centre, delivered locally by bike, and bringing a wide range of people together to promote well-being. Christian also chats to David at Pettigrew Bakeries, a Cardiff based bakery to find out what it's like to be a customer of Cardiff Salad Garden. And after a couple of ciders, the group chat about all things salad, people and cities.


Ep.08 - Llandrindod Pomarium

This month Rich travels to Llandrindod in Powys to meet some of the fantastic folk who run Llandrindod Pomarium. It's a community orchard project which has transformed part of a former school playing field into a wildlife haven and source of free food. Back in Cardiff he's joined by Lynsey and Christian to talk about nature and how food brings us together.


Ep.07 The Big Lunch

Rich and Lynsey join, Lowri, Sian and Katie for the first leg of the Big Lunch community walk - the start of an epic two week walk across Wales to meet the people and communities coming together in June for food, feasting and fun!


Bonus 2 - A chat with Cwmni Bro Ffestiniog

In our second bonus episode, we catch up with Ceri and Selwyn from Cwmni Bro Ffestiniog. Cwmni Bro Ffestiniog is a pioneering development in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales; a network of successful community enterprises which have come together to co-operate under the banner of one overarching community company to make a difference in their local area. It's early days, but these are exciting times for the area!


Ep.06 - Cardiff Cycle Workshop

Lynsey and Richard check out Cardiff Cycle Workshop, which aims to reduce waste, teach maintenance skills and reduce perceived barriers to cycling. They do this by recycling unwanted bikes, creating new, affordable machines! We hear from organiser Jon Howes, as well as a volunteer learning new skills, and one of the satisfied customers picking up a bike on one of the sale days. Joined by Rachael and this month’s host, Christian, they reflect on the benefits and challenges of cycling in the...


Ep.05 Beyond Veganuary

In this episode, Rachael and Lynsey catch up with Sarah Philpott, Swansea based food blogger and author of The Occasional Vegan. Sarah shares her love of good food, cooking and how we can all benefit from a vegan diet (and don't worry it's not about clean eating!). The team also share their own experiences of Veganuary and the challenges and successes in switching to a vegan diet.


Ep.04 - It's Christmas!

In this mince-pie fuelled bumper episode, we chat to lots of wonderful people about all things Christmas. We hear from Matt and Jane (Cardiff's 'Hank' podcast), Natalie Rees (Cater Nature), Elen Jones (Fairtrade Wales), Hannah and Beca (Green City Events), and Lucy(Mind Cymru) talking about supporting your local high street, gifts, events, traditions, our 'power' as citizens, and being mindful how this can be a difficult time of year for many people. Make sure you listen to the wonderful...


Ep.03 Tidy Communities

In Episode 03, Richard and Lynsey head out to meet two different community litterpicking groups in Cardiff, to hear how litter is only the starting point for many different community benefits. We hear from the Dave King, one of the main organisers of the Cardiff Rivers group - who have been active for over 9 years in and around the waterways of Cardiff before meeting up with Becca Falvey from Keep Riverside Tidy, who are just embarking on their litterpicking journey. Finally, Louise Tambini...


BONUS - A chat with Sophie, founder of Ripple

Welcome to the first Seismic Wales bonus episode, where we catch up with Sophie, founder of Ripple. Ripple will be Cardiff's first not-for-profit zero-waste store, opening soon in Roath, Cardiff. Sophie's working overtime to get the store ready for opening, and chats to us about how it's all going. We can't wait for it to open, and we'll be back to do Ripple justice with a full podcast episode when it's open!


Ep.02 - Bigmoose

Welcome to the second episode of Seismic Wales – a monthly podcast celebrating sustainability stories from Cardiff, Wales & beyond! From organising and facilitating fundraising events to making delicious coffee, this month the team found out how Bigmoose - the non-profit raising money for wonderful causes in fun ways – are trying to inspire people to live better and kinder lives. Through their coffee shop in the centre of town, Bigmoose are helping the homeless and other disadvantaged people...


Ep. 01 - Repair Cafe Cardiff

Welcome to the first ever episode of Seismic - a monthly podcast celebrating sustainability stories from Cardiff, Wales & beyond! From broken bikes to a much loved Furby, this month the team find out how the Repair Café movement is helping to reduce landfill and encourage people to learn new skills. Christian and Richard spoke to the folk behind Repair Café Wales in Cardiff, hearing from a fixer, a happy customer and committee member John McCrory who tells us all about the project. Along...


Ep. 00 - introduction to team Seismic

An introduction to team Seismic and our new monthly podcast, celebrating the amazing things people are doing to make the world a better place.