Mandy is a food systems entrepreneur and philanthropist. Having enjoyed success across Asia as a model, film and TV actor, presenter and producer, she moved to the UK in 2015 to start a family and join the revolution in local, sustainable food. Now Mandy is transforming her lifelong passion for nutrition and food systems into a business – she is opening a farm-to-table deli in London’s Notting Hill and hopes to follow that with a farming venture in the near future. In her exclusive column for Sublime Magazine, she will be talking about these experiences and various aspects of sustainable eating. mandylieu.com
As we enter Autumn, we begin to welcome cooler weather, trading our summer outfits for winter coats. Hues of orange and yellow replace our once green and floral spaces, and typical gardens filled with spring and summer flowers slowly begin to disappear.
Increasing hedgerow cover across the UK can create new homes for wildlife, improve the quality of the soil, boost the UK economy, and help in the global fight against climate change
Reduce, reuse, recycle. This catchy three-word phrase has become the slogan of environmental and sustainable initiatives. While this motto may remind you to use a reusable water bottle, carpool with a friend, or recycle your plastic waste, it can be applied in many other ways! Whether it’s changing your eating habits or your clothing purchases, there are so many ways we can eliminate waste from our landfills.
In this column, I’ve kept readers up to date on our journey at Ewhurst Park, as we transform the estate and explore its possibilities for bio-diversity.
“My Sustainable Life”, a new series by the Independent, looks at how famous figures take steps in their daily lives to make a more sustainable world. Drawing from the worlds of politics, fashion, music and beyond, the figures are interviewed about how they have adjusted their habits to living sustainably – helping to inspire others to do the same.