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ACCOMMODATION

CENTRAL LONDON B&B, family run. Quote 'Permaculture' for 10% discount on standard rooms. Tel: 0207 837 9140. Email: info@stathanshotel.com Web: www.stathanshotel.com 

COURSES

ACS DISTANCE EDUCATION - Take the Permaculture Design Certificate via distance learning. Plus over 400 courses in distance learning. Study in the comfort of your own home with support from our expert tutors. Contact 08003 284 723 or info@acsedu.co.uk or visit www.acsedu.com

BEN LAW OPEN DAYS & COURSES. Visit Ben's West Sussex woodland for the day and experience for yourself his inspirational lifestyle and view his cruck framed roundwood timber house. Ben's educational courses include; Woodlands & Permaculture, Coppicing, I've Bought A Woodland What Do I Do Now?, Charcoal Making and his renowned Roundwood Timber Framing course. For further information please visit www.ben-law.co.uk

DAVID HOLMGREN courses in Australia with one of the founders of permaculture. For details visit http://holmgren.com.au

FOREST GARDENING courses led by Martin Crawford. Web: www.agroforestry.co.uk

GLENNIE KINDRED WORKSHOPS, COURSES & TALKS. Various dates and locations: www.glenniekindred.co.uk

GRAHAM BELL OPEN DAYS and courses. Phone: 01700 502 506. Web: www.grahambell.org

GRAHAM BURNETT PERMACULTURE courses in Essex. Weekends throughout 2014/2015. Phone: 01702 213 264. Web: www.spiralseed.co.uk

MACAW LODGE, Costa Rica. Permaculture in Paradise. Starting October 2015. Twelve days intensive Permaculture Course incorporating certified 72hr PDC. Learn the practical application of Permaculture through hands-on experience in a small intimate group. Topics: organic gardening, land and water, ecosystem restoration, medicinal herbs, natural building and others. Contact: andreigm@hotmail.com Facebook: macaw lodge Costa Rica. Details: www.macawlodge.com

NATURAL SWIMMING POOL courses in Norfolk.
 Led by David Pagan Butler.
 Quote ‘Permaculture’ for a 25% discount. Phone: 01263 585 022. Web: www.organicpools.co.uk

PERMACULTURE COLLEGE Australia: Check out our great courses at Djanbung Gardens, northern NSW, with Robyn Francis and team. PDCs, advanced design skills, sustainable aid, creative community facilitation, teacher training, international internships, Austudy-approved Accredited Permaculture Training™ Cert III, IV, Diploma. Web: www.permaculture.com.au

PermacultureVisions.com are the original cyber pioneers of online permaculture teaching. We provide researched, caring and experienced one-to-one tuition. Building a better future is just a click away. Find loads of free information and ideas at PermacultureVisions.com

PERMACULTURE WORKSHOP ECUADOR 20 February - 10 March 2015. For further informations please contact: info@ngotaxi.org

PRACTICAL SUSTAINABILITY COURSE, Bristol. September 2015 - June 2016: www.shiftbristol.org.uk

USA & CANADIAN PERMACULTURE COURSES! We would love to hear from you and include you in our print and digital editions and on our website. For details contact: tony@permaculture.co.uk

VÁRZEA DA GONÇALA, West Algarve. As featured in Permaculture No. 77. 9 May - 21 June 2015. Six-week Permaculture Internship incorporating certified 72hr PDC. Learn the practical application of Permaculture through hands-on experience in a small intimate group. Topics: organic gardening, land and water, ecosystem restoration, medicinal herbs, natural building and much more. see website for full details. Bookings also being taken for April 2015 intensive PDC with Peter Cow. Details: www.icanfeedmyself.com Contact: mail@varzeavivapermaculture.com

DESIGN SERVICES

JUSTIN + EVELYN MARSH. Permaculture design, advice and encouragement. Low impact building, woodland and estate maintenance. Personalised tuition, training and education. More information: www.lakelandpermaculture.co.uk

EVENTS

FOR SALE

CARBON GOLD is committed to helping growers, gardeners and allotmenteers get the best possible results by growing with enriched biochar soil improver, fertiliser and peat-free composts, while making a real difference to climate change by locking carbon into the soil. 0117 2440 032. info@carbongold.com www.carbongold.com

CORNISH NATURAL PETAL CONFETTI. Fully biodegradable and chemical free, made from Cornflower, Larkspur and Hydrangea flowers, grown, harvested and hand-processed in Cornwall. Available in bespoke recycled favour boxes or loose. Accepted by churches and wedding venues as non-littering. Contact: 07779 111 117 or claire.wildbydesign@gmail.com

15% DISCOUNT! ORDER NOW! Premium air dried and freeze dried vegetables, fruits, beans, and TVP products from an award winning company. Call +1 800 696 1395 or order online at www.harmonyhousefoods.com

FOREST GARDEN PLANT SALES: Nut and fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, climbers, bamboo and may other perennial plants available. We have predominantly bare root trees and fruit bushes, available from November to February inclusive. Visit www.theforestgarden.co.uk or tel 01326 250 090. 

GREENHOUSE STORES offer the best range of aluminium and wooden greenhouses in the UK today. As well as greenhouses you’ll find sheds, summerhouses, log cabins and many other storage products. Call us on 08000 988 877 or visit www.greenhousestores.co.uk 

HARNESS & SADDLERY CATALOG. Family harness manufacturer since 1908. New and used harness, harness repair and parts. St. Paul Saddler, 853 W 7th Street, St. Paul MN 55102, USA. Call: +1 651 222 5616. Web: www.stpaulsaddlery.com

LOGOSOL. Chain and band sawmills. Planers and joinery machines. Industrial machines. See our full product range: www.logosol.co.uk

SOLAR KIT HOMES. Build your own passive solar home, non-toxic, super-insulated, affordable. Unique building system is easy to assemble. Tel: +1 413 623 3733. Web: www.noble-home.net

SPIRALS OF ABUNDANCE FAIR TRADE SHOP is closing down; Raising money for the publication of Herbs For Women’s Health in collaboration with the Himalayan Permaculture Centre www.spiralsofabundance.com Code PM10 for a discount

VEGGIEPOWER SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES. Diesel to vegetable oil engine conversions and kits. Offgrid installations. Event power supplies for cinemas, stages etc. Bicycle generators/blenders. Shop and courses in above technologies. Web: www.veggiepower.co.uk

WILLOW FOR SALE! Grown and coppiced at The Sustainability Centre as part of our Wetland Ecosystem Treatment System. 01730 823 166 or volunteering@sustainability-centre.org

YURT POLES, coppiced sweet chestnut available, also selection of sweet chestnut poles, many sizes. Ben 07966 193 154 or ben@ben-law.co.uk

GENERAL

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ECOTRICITY the world’s first green electricity company: www.ecotricity.co.uk

GOOD ENERGY a 100% renewable electricity company: www.goodenergy.co.uk/permaculture

LEAVE YOUR CHILDREN A BIT MORE MONEY and a nicer planet. We let you invest directly in projects so you choose exactly where your money goes: www.abundanceinvestment.com (Capital at risk. Investments are long term and may not be readily realizable. Abundance is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (525432)

VEGAN ORGANIC FARMING & GROWING promotes permaculture using green manures and composts. Environmentally and animal friendly, sustainable growing - step into the future with the Vegan Organic Network. For magazines, DVDs, course details, info and support see www.veganorganic.net or ring or call 0845 223 5232 for details.

HOLIDAYS

ALGARVE CENTRAL, MOUNTAIN RETREAT. Self catering, 2 double bedrooms sleeps 6. Pool. Beautiful scenery, for painting, bird watching, unbelievable night sky. 30 mins from coast. Olive management courses 2015 for pictures and information telephone +351 282 338 497 or email judewithing@gmail.com

ANANTA SACRED SPACE. Magical yurt retreat center, based in the heart of a reforestation and foodforest project. Catalonia, Spain. We offer a variety of retreats, workshops, vibrant food, and sacred space in a rustic ‘simple living’ environment, to support you to reconnect with yourself, your truth and the healing power of the natural world. A perfect place to recharge your batteries, reorientate yourself for your next steps in life or ultimately reactivate your divine potential! For more details visit www.anantasacredspace.com

A TRANSYLVANIAN RETREAT set in the wild forests of the Carpathian mountains at ‘Forest Garden Transylvania’. Enjoy an eco holiday in our little old farm cottage, £10pp per night sharing. We also offer workshops and community living. www.forestgardentransylvania.org

BEAUTIFUL, RUGGED PEMBROKESHIRE. Two eco-friendly, converted barns on small-holding. Each sleeps 4. Coastal path 2 miles 01348 891 286. Email: holidays@stonescottages.co.uk Web: www.stonescottages.co.uk

BRITTANY. COSY COB COTTAGE for two on permaculture smallholding. Chickens and fresh eggs, sheep, rabbits, bees. Pigs and ducks during the summer. Vegetables, polytunnel, willows, mushroom cultivation, waste water treatment, wildlife pond. 11 acres woodland. Short courses. Tel: +33 296 274 465 www.brittanycountrygite.com www.permacultureinbrittany.com

COTNA ECO RETREAT, CORNWALL. Straw Bale Barn and 2 Yurts on beautiful organic small-holding. A peaceful south-facing valley, walking distance from coast path & secluded beaches, near Eden Project & Lost Gardens of Heligan. An inspiring example of sustainable living with renewable energy, organic gardens and woodland. Self-catering, with veg and delicious home-produced food available. Ideal for quiet holidays and retreats, suits 2-4 people. Tel 01726 844 867. Email info@cotna.co.uk Web www.cotna.co.uk

HAMPSHIRE ECO-HOSTEL & CAMPSITE, including Yurts and Tipis. Stay at the Sustainability Centre in the heart of the South Downs National Park. Family friendly, 55-acre woodland site. Great location for walking and cycling. Veggie café onsite. Tel: 01730 823 549. Web: www.sustainability-centre.org

HOLIDAYS IN NATURE. Self-Catering Eco Accommodation at a scenic west Wales nature reserve. Quote Permaculture for a 10% discount on holidays of at least 7 nights'. in 2014 (book by 31st May). Call 01570 493 358 or visit www.denmarkfarm.org.uk

NORMANDY COTTAGE. Easy to reach. Cross channel via under-used and cheap(ish) Newhaven -Dieppe line, just 9 miles from Brighton. Cottage 4 miles from Dieppe in Offranville. Sleeps 6. Open fire and wood stove. Croissants 30 seconds away. Walking distance to shops. Beach with sand and rockpools 6 miles away. Whole house £50 night / £300 week, All year round. pip.bur@gmail.com . 01273 471 571. See pictures http://normandycottagetolet.ht1shop.co.uk/

SEASIDE HOLIDAY HOUSE. Superb for family holidays and romantic hideaway breaks, 1 minute’s walk from sea. Cosy Victorian house in Seaview, Isle of Wight, sleeps 5. Next to wetland wildfowl reserve on one side and wooded estate on the other. Sizeable games room/kid’s zone at end of garden. Accessible by public transport. Bike hire available. Contact: tim@permaculture.co.uk for PM readers’ off-season discounts. Web: www.oaksatseaview.info

STUNNING HAZEL DOME BENDER TENT in the heart of Norfolk. Sleeps 8 adults comfortably. Large woodburner, fully fitted kitchen area, solar lighting, mezzanine floor. Easy access to North Norfolk coast, Peddars-Way & Nar-Valley Way walking/cycling trails and the fine city of Norwich. Email: sarah@thefirepitcamp.co.uk web: www.thefirepitcamp.co.uk

VÁRZEA DA GONÇALA, West Algarve. As featured in Permaculture No. 77. Make your holiday in the sun a creative learning experience. Observe, participate or just relax on our Permaculture smallholding close to Portugal’s beautiful and unspoilt Atlantic coast. Always something going on. Traditional farmhouse accommodation. Children’s play area and paddling pool. Contact: mail@varzeavivapermaculture.com

WEST DORSET, PEACEFUL SELF-CATERING organic garden cottage. Axe valley countryside views. Near Marshwood Vale and Lyme Bay. Sleeps 2+2. Ideal walking and sketching. Art tuition/ceramics. Tel: 01460 220 201. Email: marilynroseart@googlemail.com Web: www.axevalleycottage.co.uk 

MISCELLANEOUS

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OPPORTUNITIES

EXCITING JOB OPPORTUNITY. Permaculture Coordinator required for the Yoga Forest, Guatemala. We are looking for a person with skills in Permaculture and animal husbandry, teaching and leading volunteers and interns. Full training given. Work in exchange for food, accommodation and stipend. hayley@theyogaforest.org http://www.theyogaforest.org/worktrade-opportunities 

THE HIDDEN MILL needs you! We are a permaculture land learner centre in South West Scotland on a 15 acre piece of paradise. The land is varied; woodland, multiple waterways, pasture and large gardens. We make bicycles, build stuff, harvest green energy, run a tourism business all whilst running after two young children. We have a 3-6 month placement for a person/ couple with free accommodation and an evening meal. Email Lorraine.ishak@gmail.com 

LOOKING FOR AN ENTHUSIASTIC, energetic, experienced and adaptable person to help set up an organic farm possibly abroad. Must have driving license. Basic wages, lodging and food included. Please contact Julia on 02087 893 593.

A PERMACULTURE PROJECT in Cyprus seeks permies for a free internship. GROL Garden is a Urban Organic Polyculture Project using Principles of Ingetrated Agricultural Systems like permaculture, agroforesty and aquaponics. We organically grow a wide variety of plants. We have an aquponics system, composting toilet, cob pizza oven, outdoor showers, cob/wood sauna, and are always trying to improve our property. We have chickens, ducks, dogs & cats. We are also breeding insects. We are looking for permaculture enthusiasts to join our team. We have internships and offer a free Work Exchange Program for international volunteers. People participating in our program get vegetarian food, accommodation, and 3 weekly yoga classes - as well as an opportunity to work on this amazing project by helping 30 hours a week. A position for an additional manager may be opening up soon. See www.GROLgarden.info for more information and contact details.

TROPICAL ISLAND PERMACULTURE sound appealing? Got experience developing permaculture gardens in a tropical context? New resort in the Maldives seeks experienced permaculturist to develop 15 acre garden to provide fresh organic fruit and vegetables for the guests. Please contact Gordon for more information. Web: www.soneva.com or email: mc-fushi@soneva.com

VEGGIE/VEGAN Eco community SW Coast England. Based on Permaculture and Co-housing principles. We plan to create an environment of abundance sharing skills, food and energies. Web: www.coastalcommunity.org.uk

WE ARE A GROUP of North Devon based groups and individuals, practicing permaculture or other forms of sustainable positive impact living. We have come together to form a local group and encourage others to join us to meet like-minded people and set up their own local networks. Email: network@northdevonpermaculture.co.uk Web: www.northdevonpermies.com

PERSONAL

LOOKING FOR A SOUL MATE? - have your ad placed here, contact tony@permaculture.co.uk

POSITIVE LADY SEEKS MAN for ideas sharing, boat sailing, rib tickling, boots muddying, hand holding, toe tapping, star gazing, adventure taking, love making, life building, peace seeking, dog walking, things mending, book reading, tea drinking, dream sharing. Please email joydoubling@outlook.com

PROPERTY AND LAND

Property tends to go very well within the magazine and on our website. It is fair to say if you have property with good land and wish to sell on to buyers who would care for and develop the soil and facilities you have nurtured then the readers of Permaculture are ideal people to tell about what you have to sell. "I have been amazed at the response for our house for sale. We have sold it and are now living in Spain." Katy (who advertised in Permaculture magazine)

ALPUJARRA, SOUTHERN SPAIN stone cottage and organic land for sale. £55,000. Situated near Orgiva beside a river with woodland and mixed fruit orchard. Roof terrace and situated next to a national park. www.tranquilorgivariverproperty.co.uk 

ALPUJARRA, SOUTHERN SPAIN. Smallholding for sale. 10,000m2 land with 50m2 cortijo (farmhouse) 50m2 barn and cabin. Spring water, almond trees, sweet chesnuts, walnuts, fruit trees and grazing. Rural, private track, close to village, amazing views. £59,000 Pictures, further information, jonatantrethe@yahoo.co.uk 

ARE YOU LOOKING to be close to wild forests, rivers, waterfalls, caves, unpolluted night sky. 3 acres in mid-Wales, organically managed for 35 years, polytunnel, spring water, woodfired central heating, oak door and windows double glazed eco paints lambs wool insulation, extensive barns 2/3 large bedroom. £395 000. Contact Susan 01974 282 323. 

BRITTANY NEIGHBOURS SOUGHT. Three stone houses for restoration set in 1,25 acres. Rural but not isolated. By the Nantes-Brest canal. Sense of adventure/humour essential. 60,000 plus fees. Phone: Eden or Fiona +33 (0)298 923 463. Blog: https://santalgon.wordpress.com/

CENTRAL PORTUGAL (1): Granite house with 1 hectare of land, including 60 olive trees and small vineyard. Fantastic views. €200,000. Details: quintademourao.wordpress.com. (2): Beautiful quiet 10 acre plot to build your dream house and permaculture lifestyle. €97,500. Details: quintadetapadinha.wordpress.com Contact: joshua.bond56@yahoo.co.uk

CENTRAL PORTUGAL 5 acre smallholding over-looking Cabril Reservoir. Small remote feeling valley, but close to all amenities. Opening South East, good water and sun. Small house, cabin, new and mature fruit trees, veg garden, pond. €125,000. For info and contact details: www.ribeiro.portugalclassified.com

COGNAC-LA FORET, Limousin, France. Artisan constructed, timber-frame, well-insulated new property, over 175m2. Open plan living area, wood burner, French windows to veranda. 4 large bedrooms, 2 on-suite showers, main bathroom, large attic. Well-stocked garden, workshop and cabin. €185,000. Please contact: 07875 699 172 or email timhargroves@yahoo.com

COUNTY CLARE IRELAND. Certified organic smallholding on 11.2 acres including a building site with FPP for a 4 bedroomed detached home. Beautifully restored 2 bed stone cottage set in a quiet rural location. Cottage surrounded by large garden with fruit trees and lots of soft fruit. 2 large polytunnels in separate enclosure. Elevated hay meadow, ideal site for a wind turbine. Spring water supply, septic tank drainage, mains electricity, broadband. 10 minutes from local village, shops, schools. 30 minutes from Rudolf Steiner school, 20 minutes from Ennis (county town). £200,000. Please ring +353 656 835 924 or email beaverfir@gmail.com for further information. 

FAIRLIGHT, near Hastings East Sussex 1 acre Soil Association certified badger fenced biochar-enhanced land available to rent, along with 6 further acres of grass and orchard. No accommodation. 200 sq.ft shed. Access to woodland with 2 hugelkultur beds. Craig Sams craig@craigsams.com 

5 ACRE ORGANIC SMALLHOLDING for sale, Central Portugal. 250sqm stone house. Full solar (pv and hot water) equipment, woodburners, vines, fruit, olive trees. Springs, streams, ponds, outbuildings. Beautiful mountain setting. Close to skiing and beach. £145,000. Contact 07585 956 084 or truckinmarvellous@yahoo.co.uk 

FOR SALE: a little piece of paradise. Right along-side the River Douro, this 7 bedroom house and former shop and café has seven extensive hillside terraces, and amazing views up and down the river valley. It’s right opposite Aregos railway station, trains from Porto (1hr 50min) and the port wine region of Régua (20min) and Pinhão (1hr 30min). The river quay is at the end of the station platform. This is a stunning house that’s habitable immediately on a permanent basis or as a holiday home, and it has the capacity to be turned into a bijou hotel, B&B, café and restaurant. There’s ample land to support a smallholding. Local land-scape features, including the on-site terraces, the river, tracks and mountain trails, are ideal settings for an outdoor activity centre. Price: £299,950 negotiable. Contact: john.tipler@paston.co.uk

FOR SALE. Olympia southern Greece. Organic sustainable land about 10 acres. 3-bedroom modernised farmhouse, central heating, double glazing, great views, off-grid. Separate guest-house, barn, treehouse, chapel, etc. Pine and oak forest, olive grove, river frontage. Ideal family home or permaculture and retreat centre, 10 minutes from miles of sandy beaches. Athens airport 2.30 hours, Kalamata airport 1 hour. £650,000. See www.olympic-elisfarm.com

FOR SALE IN BULGARIA. A house, an apartment and a strawbale studio set in 1 acre of land. Click hotnitsa.com/home for more info or email eileensutherland2003@yahoo.co.uk

FRANCE – OLD FARMHOUSE, small peaceful village near Cognac la Foret, Limousin. Three principal rooms, converted attic, kitchen, bathroom. Ideal permaculture development. Large barn, cellar, workshop, lean to, goat shed, good sized garden. Six pockets woodland nearby 1.35 hectares total.  €98,500. Tel 01472 371 080/07879 400 859. Email joanna.walgate@icloud.com particulars/photos. 

FRANCE. RURAL STONE FARMHOUSE requires complete renovation, earth floors. Roof replaced. 121 m2, overlooking pretty west facing valley running down to small river. Small outbuilding. planning permission. Services nearby. 7,133m2 land, more available. 1 hour east La Rochelle. €33,500. ono +33 549 747. 

HOUSE FOR SALE. Central Portugal. Beautiful 3 bedroom traditional stone house, recently renovated and off grid. There is also another ruin included with planning permission next to the house (renovation of the ruin would extend the house to 5 bedrooms with an outside living space connecting the properties). There is just over two acres of flat and terraced land, including river frontage, a small piece of deciduous woodland, olive trees and a few fruit trees. The property is set just outside of an ecological zone within a rural valley near Benfeita, which has a vibrant community with over ten other like minded families dotted throughout the valley, who are all living peacefully and happily within the beautiful area. €128,000. jodeewest@hotmail.com

HOUSE/LAND PROJECT, LEITRIM, IRELAND: 1 hectare planted with native trees surrounding modern insulated Bungalow. Separate large dry 2-storey building suiting Engineering, Craftwork, Animals, Machinery. Self-sufficient in Firewood. Conventional heating also available. £150,000. Convenient to amenities, Dublin and UK. Email: rhymindave@yahoo.ie

IRISH COUNTRY HOME & VEG GARDEN. Beautifully renovated 5 bedroom farmhouse on 2.7 acre site in rural Co. Sligo close to amenities and local village. Courtyard with stone outbuildings and stables. South facing garden with 40ft polytunnel, glasshouse, large organic vegetable garden and lawns. Spring well, solid fuel stove, broadband. €399,500. For details call +353 873282836 email gabiedevaney@gmail.com Website: http://bit.ly/1FJTceK

ISLE OF SKYE - Organic, permaculture, approximately 1.5 acres:- fruit trees & bushes, mature trees, deep beds, greenhouse, willows for windbreaks, fuel & structures. 3/4 bed house with larch clad eco-extention; wood-burning stoves, solar panels; large shed/stable. Offers over £300,000. ingridpaulaprints@gmail.com 

LAND FOR SALE: Portugal. 1 hectar with stunning views and river frontage on the Mondego. (nr Viseu) Ideal for retreats, with turtles, cray fish, eagles and other natural species. It has 2 small granite ruins and a spring. £14,000. Contact: zoeshekinah@yahoo.co.uk

LAND WANTED by young couple to self-build home and start permaculture small holding. Contact laurensandphilm@gmail.com 07885 588 626. Info: permaculturepeopleuk.tumblr.com

LAND WANTED (minimum 2.5 acres) for permaculture/forest garden/small holding project. Currently based in Scotland, however I will consider all Countries for my project. Email whalefishproductions@yahoo.com 

LOCATED IN CHIMBORAZO, St. Joseph, Barbados, amid the last remaining tract of natural Barbadian rainforest, Tree House is an eco-friendly villa designed to provide net zero living in modern comfort. The organic kitchen garden and orchard with mango, plantain, papaya, avocado, banana, fig and lime trees allow for ‘living off the land’, island style. The energetic surf of East Coast is a short drive away at Bathsheba Beach. 1 Bedroom, 1 bathroom. Long term rental only US$1,200 per month. Internet, solar heating & electricity, plus aquaponic system: www.barbadospropertylist.com/listings/mn/tree-house-chimborazo-st-joseph/

NEAR LUDLOW, Shropshire. Lovely two-bedroomed south-facing cottage with 4.5 acres of woodland, meadows, orchards, ponds and gardens. Solar PV (FITS payments). Solar thermal. Own firewood for Clearview stove and Rayburn cooker. Views, privacy, wildlife, self-sufficiency. £365,000. Tel. 01584 856 403. 

NEARLY OFF GRID! South-facing 5 bed house, convertible outbuildings, barn. Free drinking water. 25 acres including 11 acres woodland. Esse wood-burning cooker; heats house and water. Mains electric. Broadband. Solar thermal/PV, wind or pico-hydro all viable. Organic vegetable plot and orchards. Polytunnel site. £209,000. Email: house.donegal@gmail.com Web: http://goo.gl/9XruV8 

OFF GRID TROPICAL HOME and cacao farm opportunity Panama. I’m hoping to form a partnership with right person or couple to make the most of a home and 13 acre farm in Bocas Del Toro. Pesticides and fertilizers have never been used on the property. The home is handcrafted from a local hardwood and self-sufficient; power is from solar and drinking water from rain catchment. All transportation on and off the small island is by boat. Cell phones work well and internet is available. Mangoes, bananas, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, limes, tangerines, star fruit and lots more are thriving. Most of the property is planted in an old variety of cacao which is now being sold to a local coop. Airport is 8 miles. Most shopping can be done 4 miles away in Almirante. Being able to speak Spanish is helpful. You need to be self-sufficient and self-reliant. Photos and more information about the property can be found at: MayaPoint.com

QUINTA DA TAPADA - PORTUGAL. Farm complex set in beautiful isolated valley between Vila Franca da Beira and Mondego river, nearby Serra d'estrella mountains. 3 hectares land, 2 houses (230msq), garage, workshop, barn, wood cabin, chicken shed, garden terraces, swimming pool, olive/fruit trees, natural drinking water, solar electric, tel, internet. Perfect for sustainable living. €295,000 ono. Contact Georg tapada@web.de

RETREAT CENTRE/RESIDENCE FOR SALE. Hurst Green, East Sussex. Substantial Grade II listed 4 bedroom barn conversion, with detached 2 bedroom cottage and occupying a peaceful rural location. Also 6,000 sq ft outbuilding with 1 bedroom flat, yoga/recreation rooms, catering kitchen, dormitory block and indoor sauna. 8 acres with organic vegetable gardens, orchard, woodland and ponds, heated swimming pool and camping space. The land accommodates the early stages of a forest garden, with a wide range of cultivars and perennial planting. No chemicals have been used on the land since 2008. Will consider offers in region of £1.8million Contact Jennifer 07900 394 743, dragonfly229@hotmail.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXKUt8UMK9U 

SOMERSET. Detached stone cottage with fantastic views on edge of vibrant village in ¾ acre of organically worked land. Solar PV and solar thermal, wood central heating. 10m upstairs lounge, 2 bedrooms and study with wood burning cooker in kitchen. Beautifully presented. Multi-level garden with path through copse leading to ¼ acre field. 20ft greenhouse and outbuildings include garage and stone workshop. Max rate FiT. Bristol 15 miles. £350k. 01934 844166 or jeffbr@onetel.com

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TRADES AND CRAFTS

THE CREATIVE COPPICE COMPANY. Experts in sustainable coppice management! Using locally coppiced timber we offer a range of environmentally sound garden snugs & treehouses, rustic fencing and furniture. For further information please visit www.creativecoppicecompany.co.uk 

DID YOU KNOW that more than 2 million acupuncture treatments take place each year in the UK? Traditional acupuncture treats the whole person rather than symptoms in isolation and can be effective for a range of health complaints. Discover how acupuncture can help with specific conditions, maintaining good health and improving wellbeing. Contact Optimum Balance Acupuncture and British Acupuncture Council practitioner Hannah Slade on 01483 418 103 to book your consultation. View: http://www.holisticcentre.co.uk 

HORSE LOGGING, timber extraction service, working horse tuition, public demonstration days with drays and various implements. We also install equine stock fencing timber stables etc. For more information call Eddie 07973 261 388 or James 07866 358 319. Environmentally friendly nationwide.

WANTED

IS THERE SOMETHING YOU NEED OR WOULD LIKE? - have your ad placed here, contact tony@permaculture.co.uk

SEEKING OTHERS to advance a low impact, land based living project - Mid/North Wales/North England: off-grid, self building, growing/rearing livelihoods. Experience in: business, finance, group process, planning as valued as land based skills. http://tomandbarbara.wix.com/thegoodlife

WANTED LARGE 4+BED/rural detached family home to rent long term. Devon/Cornwall. Realistic and honest landlords only. Rent and deposit waiting. Contact Abigail on 07861 060 661 and alinahmoon@yahoo.co.uk