Those of you who have watched my YouTube channel will be familiar with the way I like to try things rather than listen to the armchair theorists. So, I have been experimenting again, spending a bit of cash, and learning things new to me. This idea however is not new and is startlingly obvious, but… [Read More]
New discounts announced thanks to the Neil Smith bursary fund.
Ian Brown – Carpenter and Strawbale Builder Which permaculture principle do you have to remind yourself of the most? Design from pattern to details – nature is amazing, the shapes the forms from nature have been inspiring and informing construction craft and design for centuries. As modern building methods and details evolve it is important we honour… [Read More]
by Andy Reynolds I have been running our home for the last decade using wind and solar electricity. The experiences of building this system have been distilled into a book, now in its third edition. The new editions were necessary due to the changes in the technology and the availability of the components. I still… [Read More]
Environmental activism disguised as music! It’s been a musical start to the year, behind the scenes at our Plot at Stanmer. At back end of January, we invited Unite the Beat along to one of our regular volunteer sessions. The team, made up of the dynamic musical couple, Emily and Malik, specialise in taking people… [Read More]
Which permaculture principle do you have to remind yourself of the most? Apply self regulation and accept feedback. I have just been ill for 3 months because I wasn’t responding to the feedback my body was giving me. Now I’m really trying to go slow and remember to rest. It’s a difficult thing for me… [Read More]