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Citizenry in action!  An entire village turns against supermarkets and grows its own food By LUKE SALKELD /London Daily Mail It was a sitcom that inspired many a household to live off the land. Quibron t overnight delivery And although it might not attract the likes of Margo and Jerry to move to the area, quibron t overnight delivery an entire village is trying its hand at the Good Life. Quibron t overnight delivery In a bid to become less dependent on supermarkets, quibron t overnight delivery the residents of Martin are working together to become as self-sufficient as possible. Quibron t overnight delivery The Hampshire village is now home to hundreds of real life versions of the characters played by Felicity Kendall and Richard Briers, quibron t overnight delivery who lived off the land in the 1970s BBC comedy. Quibron t overnight delivery They work on a rota system and raise their own chickens and pigs and grow potatoes, quibron t overnight delivery garlic, quibron t overnight delivery onions, quibron t overnight delivery chillis and green vegetables on eight acres of rented land. Quibron t overnight delivery Of the 164 families who live in Martin, quibron t overnight delivery 101 have signed up as members of Future Farms for an annual £2 fee, quibron t overnight delivery although the produce can be sold to anyone who wants to buy it. Quibron t overnight delivery The "community allotment" sells 45 types of vegetables and 100 chickens a week, quibron t overnight delivery and is run by a committee which includes a radiologist, quibron t overnight delivery a computer programmer and a former probation officer. Quibron t overnight delivery In The Good Life, quibron t overnight delivery Tom and Barbara (played by Richard Briers and Felicity Kendal) try to live a self-sufficient lifestyle by converting their garden into allotments Nick Snelgar, quibron t overnight delivery 58, quibron t overnight delivery who came up with idea in 2003, quibron t overnight delivery said the project was gradually "weaning" villagers off of supermarkets. Quibron t overnight delivery He said: "I like to think of it as a large allotment in which there are lots of Barbaras and Toms working away. Quibron t overnight delivery "There are also Margos as well, quibron t overnight delivery but everyone can get involved. Quibron t overnight delivery "The nearest supermarket is six miles away. Quibron t overnight delivery Of course people still have to go there for things like loo roll and deodorant and fruit you can't grow in Britain. Quibron t overnight delivery "So we aren't boycotting supermarkets entirely but we are gradually weaning people off them and as a result are reducing our carbon footprint by not using carrier bags and packaging." Every Saturday the produce is sold at the village hall   The good life: The village of Martin nestles in the Hampshire countryside Mr Snelgar, quibron t overnight delivery a horticulturalist, quibron t overnight delivery said the VAT-registered co-operative had grown so much that last year it had a turnover of £27, quibron t overnight delivery000 - most of which was ploughed back into the scheme. Quibron t overnight delivery He said: "We began with vegetables and we found that all the skills we needed were here in the village. Quibron t overnight delivery "After the vegetables we introduced chickens and then pigs and we learned inch by inch. Quibron t overnight delivery "We have other producers whose goods we sell and they include a sheep farmer and someone who has honey. Quibron t overnight delivery Much more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=559580&in_page_id=1770