Grow Your Own Garden Course Continue
Free Course in Getting Started in Growing Your Own Food
Don’t miss the chance to learn how to grow your own food. Sessions take place in Glastonbury with site visits to home & community gardens in and around Street and Glastonbury. You are very welcome to attend any and all of the workshops. They will be fun & practical, with resources…
Added by Nicole Vosper on February 19, 2015 at 11:54 —
What would be the perfect gift for 2015? Something that could make a real difference? Something that will give you satisfaction, help others to gain new skills and grow food locally.
By becoming a Growing Mentor with Feed Avalon you can share your food growing knowledge and skills.
We are now seeking new mentors to start in 2015. Will you help us transform our local food system?
We are looking for… Continue
Added by Nicole Vosper on January 6, 2015 at 10:20 —
What: How could Fracking affect Farming? Public meeting for local food producers & landowners
Where: Wells Town Hall, Market Place, Town Hall, Wells, Somerset BA5 2RB
When: Wednesday 26th February, 7 – 9pm
How to Book: http://www.frackfreesomerset.org/land/…
Added by Nicole Vosper on February 5, 2014 at 9:00 —
Just a reminder that this Saturday 24 May is the South West Permaculture Convergence, a one day gathering for people from across the South West who are interested or already active in permaculture and applying design to their lives. Continue
Taking place at Compton Dundon Village Hall near Street/Glastonbury. Its a massive bring your own lunch to share and participation by donation. (Ideally £10 to…
Added by Nicole Vosper on May 21, 2013 at 7:30 —
Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design Support Intensive
South West Diploma Support Intensive with Aranya
Dates: Thu 6th September (eve) – Sun 9th September 2012. Thursday evening to late Sunday afternoon (3 day option) or Friday evening to Sunday afternoon (2 days).
Are you signed up or thinking about signing up to the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design? Are you needing…
Added by Nicole Vosper on August 20, 2012 at 11:33 —
Just thought I'd put these up in time for the Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens this weekend. Come & visit & participate in my 'Grow your own medicine' workshop if you're interested!…
Added by Nicole Vosper on August 9, 2012 at 10:00 —
How do we build a movement for food sovereignty in the UK?
Sunday 8 and Monday 9 July Continue
Organiclea growing site, Hawkwood Community Plant Nursery
115 Hawkwood Crescent, Chingford, London E4 7UH
Join us for two days of strategy discussions and action planning aimed at…
Added by Nicole Vosper on June 27, 2012 at 11:00 —
It is International Peasants Day of Struggle tomorrow. A relevant day to all small-scale growers!
Read an article about it online at Permaculture Magazine here: http://www.permaculture.co.uk/news/1604121652/small-scale-farmers-organise-international-peasant-day-struggle
Added by Nicole Vosper on April 16, 2012 at 12:58 —
Reclaim the Fields are delighted to invite you to volunteer at Chagfood and Steward Wood from 7-16 May. Continue
A four-year-old Welsh cob cross Dartmoor pony is revolutionising farming. Samson is the heart of a project that keeps time-tested skills alive and proves that resilient low impact farming in the UK can be profitable. This is a taste of the the future of British farms amid peak oil: Chagfood. Chagfood has been featured on Radio 4 as a "radical farming model for the UK's…
Added by Nicole Vosper on April 14, 2012 at 9:30 —
Following the successful establishment of several intentional Continue
sustainable communities such as - to name but a few - Tinkers' Bubble
in Somerset, Stewardwood in Devon and most recently at Llammas in
Pembrokeshire, using the example of the latter in seeking to get
planning permission in advance as opposed to the example of the former
two where planning permission was acquired retrospectively, a few
years ago, a small group got together to organise an initiative on…
Added by Nicole Vosper on April 14, 2012 at 9:13 —
The Ecological Land Co-operative(ELC) is a social enterprise set up to provide affordable sites for ecological land based businesses in the UK. Its first project is the development of a cluster of three low impact and affordable smallholdings for new entrants to ecological agriculture. Continue
To support its work, and to support the growth of ecological agriculture in the UK, the ELC is proposing the creation a web-site which…
Added by Nicole Vosper on March 12, 2012 at 14:20 —
The Allotments Regeneration Initiative – travel bursaries for groups involved in regenerating allotment sites Continue
Travel bursaries are available for groups of people in the UK involved in regenerating allotments to enable them to visit other allotment sites to learn good practise. Advice and support is also available at a local level from mentors.
An award of up to £300 for up to six people to visit a specified allotment site is…
Added by Nicole Vosper on January 24, 2012 at 13:25 —
Are you looking for land to grow food on? Is there a long waiting list for allotments where you live? Want to create new growing space in your parish?
Then join us for an Information Evening for Town & Parish Clerks, Councillors and Residents to explore, enable & support access to land for new and existing food growers.
Growing Connections in…
Added by Nicole Vosper on December 21, 2011 at 14:03 —
A no dig gardening workshop will be taking place in Glastonbury this February, with Gardener Stephanie Hafferty organised with Transition Glastonbury.
The group are looking for an affordable suitable venue. Any ideas? Get in touch!
Added by Nicole Vosper on December 21, 2011 at 13:51 —