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ACCOMMODATION

CENTRAL LONDON B&B, family run. Quote ‘Permaculture’ for 10% discount on standard rooms. Tel: 020 7837 9140. Email: info@stathanshotel.com Web: www.stathanshotel.com

NORTH WALES. Organic Smallholding for negotiable rent. Owners travelling May- Sept.Opportunity for reliable couple (?) to live in our warm stone house with large productive veg garden greenhouses and small poultry paddock. Tony & Krystyna 01341 421 142 csomkowicz@btinternet.com

SW FRANCE Small detached stone cottage and oak cabin for rent. Ideal for those of you seeking peace and quiet in a truly beautiful and romantic spot. Walking, painting, sublime villages, wonderful flora and fauna. Website: webb89.wix.com/lamasse

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 0800 3284 723 or info@acsedu.co.uk or visit www.acsedu.com

A YEAR OF HERBS: An 8 month course in experiential, family herbal medicine. Learn to make: Teas, Tinctures, Ointments, Creams, Salves, cosmetics and much more. The course will follow the natural world as herbs grow, are harvested and used. www.sbm-cymru.co.uk

BEN LAW OPEN DAYS & COURSES. Visit Ben’s West Sussex woodland, experience his lifestyle and view his now world famous 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 Roundwood Timber Framing. Visit: www.ben-law.co.uk

COURSE VENUE FOR HIRE near Buckingham. Rural meeting/course/work-shop venue with accommodation for 20. Large hall, WIFI, dining/living area, recently renovated, modern kitchen, renewable heat-ing. Not-for-profit. Catering by arrangement. www.redfieldcentre.wordpress.com Winslow, Buckinghamshire MK183LZ

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

PERMACULTURE COLLEGE Australia: Check out our great courses at Djanbung Gardens, northern NSW, with Robyn Francis & team. PDC’s, 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

GRAHAM BELL open days and courses.
Dates throughout 2016.
Phone: 01700 502 506.
Web: www.grahambell.org

PERMACULTURE GARDENING: Seed to Table with Caroline Aitken. At High Heathercombe, Devon with Caroline Aitken. 18 - 22 May 2016 and at Ragmans Lane Farm, Gloucestershire 4 - 8 June 2016. Phone: 07938 213 664. Web: patrickwhitefield.co.uk

THE ONE COURSE in South West France. Find your true purpose and start to live a life you love! Join Ann and Tom Algie for a transformational week in beautiful Aveyron from the 7th to 14th May 2016. Full details on our website www.theonecourse.org or email ann.algie@gmail.com. Tel: +33 565 655 257.

DESIGN SERVICES

JUSTIN & EVELYN MARSH Permaculture Design Consultancy. Rural contracting and land management. Practical stewardship of land and resources. Please contact us for advice, tuition and encouragement. For further details call us on 01539 431 158 or view our website: www.lakelandpermaculture.co.uk

EVENTS 2016

Let us know about all of your permaculture events for 2016: tony@permaculture.co.uk

IPCIndia will host the 13th International Permaculture Convergence, between 15 - 23 November 2017. One of its key aims will be to honour the role women play in agriculture. To register and donate visit: ipcindia2017.org

LAMMAS FAMILY ADVENTURE CAMP, Lammas eco village, Pembrokeshire, West Wales.19th – 22nd August 2016.  Join us for a long weekend of family activities including basket making, cob building and picnics in the woods. See lammas.org.uk/courses for more details or contact jacqui.banks@hotmail.com 

The Thailand Permaculture Convergence will take place 12-14 March 2016: www.permacultureinstitutethailand.org

The European Permaculture Convergence 2016 takes place 7-11 September (dates to be confirmed) in Bolsena, VT, Italy: permaculturecouncil.eu

MICRODAIRIES. Making Them Happen. A conference on the benefits of small-scale commercial dairy farms of up to 40 cows or the equivalent of sheep or goats. How to establish them and how to promote the concept. For practising and prospective dairy farmers and others with a professional interest in the future of the British dairy industry. Production and Processing. Marketing. Health and Safety. Economics. Resource Directory. Training and Mentoring. Access to Land. Promoting the Concept. 23rd and 24th February 2016. At Monkton Wyld Court, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6DQ. Accommodation and meals are provided at the venue. To book or for further information please phone 01297 561 359 or (preferably) email chapter7@tlio.org.uk

SMALL SCALE DAIRY COW HUSBANDRY. Information sharing event for people who keep from one to four dairy cows. A training course for people who are planning to do this. Focused uniquely on cows, not on goats or sheep. Grazing, feeding, handling, housing, calving, milking, veterinary, H&S, processing, cheese-making, marketing, economics etc. 25th and 26th February 2016. At Monkton Wyld Court, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6DQ. Accommodation and meals are provided at the venue. To book or for further information please phone 01297 561 359 or (preferably) email chapter7@tlio.org.uk

FOR SALE

AWARD WINNING REMIN volcanic rock dust. Visit Website for REMIN on-line shop: www.reminscotland.com/new-pallet-shop and lots more. New video: www.reminscotland.com/remin-video. Stockists sought. Please contact Jennifer on Tel. 01330 820 914; Mob. 07715 707 009; Email: jennifer@reminscotland.com

BEAUTIFUL AND USEFUL organic bedding and clothes since 1996. Greenfibres offers a personal service, helping you to get what you need in an ethical and responsible manner. See www.greenfibres.com for the full range; call 01803 868001 to request a free catalogue.

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. For further details please contact: 07779 111 117 or claire.wildbydesign@gmail.com Web: www.wildbydesign.co.uk

ECOSTOVE. The simple biomass heating solution. No ducting, plumbing or electrics required. Payback on cost of stove can be less than 4 years in fuel cost savings. Web: eccostove.com

ETHIOPIA RISING: Red Terror to Green Revolution. This new DVD/film is the story of how one man mobilizes an entire community to regenerate their region of northern Ethiopia. Web: www.ethiopiarising.com

FIRST TUNNELS. Grow all year round in your own polytunnel. Phone: 01282 601 253. Web: www.firsttunnels.co.uk

GARDENING ON A BUDGET? Heirloom and Perennial is an independent seed merchant, based in Cornwall, specialising in low cost seed packs. Many from £0.50. All packs with growing instructions. Unusual cultivars and species too. www.foodforests.eu

MOON TIMES organic cloth pads, panty liners, moon sponges and cups. The comfortable chemical free alternative to disposables! ‘I love my moon pads; they are soft, practical, pretty, natural and comforting!’10% off code PMMT – use at checkout www.moontimes.co.uk

MULLTOA45 COMPOSTING TOILET for sale. Designed for domestic indoor situation and smart looking. Uses small amount of electricity for efficient processing. No longer required – in good clean condition. All reasonable offers considered – was around £1,400 new. Contact: buckley@gmx.com

PLANTS FOR SALE! Including: Akebia, Alder, Almond, Amelanchier, Apples, Aronia, Bay, Ber-beris, Blackberry, Bladdernut, Blueberry, Buddleia, Carolina Allspice, Chaenomeles, Cherry, Cherry Plum, Cornus, Currant, Elaeagnus, Elders, Euodia, Figs, Goji, Gooseberry, Grapes, Hawthorns, Hazels, Honeyberry, Kiwi, Mahonia, Mulberry, Pears, Pines, Plums, Quince, Raspberry, Rhubarb, Robinia, Rubus, Saskatoons, Sea Buck-thorns, Walnut, Zanthoxylum, and more! Phone: 0115 916 673. Email: phil.corbett@cooltemperate.co.uk Web: www.cooltemperate.co.uk

RAPANUI. 100% organic cotton. Design your own tshirts and sweatshirts, delivered to your door. Web: permaculture.teemill.co.uk

TOP BAR HIVES. High Quality Horizontal Top Bar Hive made to order – As seen on Gardeners World. Well crafted in Dorset from locally sourced western red cedar. Web: jimthebee.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

NATURAL CAPITAL. Plant database. By designers for designers. www.permacultureplantdata.com

PHONE COOP. Phone, broadband and business telecoms: www.thephone.coop/home

TRIODOS BANK. We only lend your money to organisations that work to benefit people or the environment. Open a savings account with us, deposit £100 and we’ll give you a £40 voucher to spend at Permaculture magazine’s Green Shopping online store. Apply today: triodos.co.uk/greenshopping

HOLIDAYS

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. Web: www.brittanycountrygite.com and www.permacultureinbrittany.com

COTNA ECO RETREAT, CORNWALL. Straw Bale Barn and 2 Yurts on beautiful organic smallholding. A peaceful south-facing valley, walking distance from coast path and secluded beaches, near Eden Project and 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

THE ECOLODGE – a simpler way to relax. Freedom for children and seclusion for adults. Close to the Lincolnshire coast and wolds. Rates unchanged. Contact Geri Clarke on 01205 870 062 or visit: www.ecolodge.me.uk

DORDOGNE, FRANCE, RETRO CARAVAN. Pretty 12ft retro caravan with strawberry wall-paper set in shady orchard. Lovely area of the Perigord – Limousin Parc Naturel. Swimming lakes nearby with beaches and cafes. Sleeps 2 adults, 2 children. Bedding provided, including French linen sheets. Separate cooking and shower facilities. From £250 per week. Bring your own tent £5ppn. Phone: 01629 258 285 or +33 553 603 416. Web: www.frenchfarmhouse.org.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. Web: www.sustainability-centre.org

HOLIDAYS IN NATURE. Self-Catering Eco Accommodation at a scenic west Wales nature reserve. Call 01570 493 358 or visit www.denmarkfarm.org.uk

NATURAL PARADISE, WEST ALGARVE. Make your holiday in the sun a creative experience. Relax, observe or participate at Várzea da Gonçala, our permaculture smallholding (as featured in PM77). 10km from the beautiful, unspoilt surf beaches of the west Algarve, Traditional farm-house accommodation. Families most welcome, with space and playground for kids of all ages. Camping facilities. River bathing, and clean Atlantic air! Web: www.icanfeedmyself.com

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

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

WEST WALES ECO LODGE. Self-catering holidays set in the peaceful 40 acre Denmark Farm nature reserve. Sleeps 2-12. Optional conservation courses, craft workshops and activities for children. Call us on 01570 493 358 or see: www.denmarkfarm.org.uk Quote PERMACULTURE 16 for 10% discount

MISCELLANEOUS

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OPPORTUNITIES

ANANTA SACRED SPACE, magical yurt retreat centre and foodforest project, Catalonia, Spain, is looking for kindred spirits who would like to help out at the project and become part of a small team. Minimum stay 6 months with long term options. Experience/interest with organic gardening, diy or conscious eating/food preparation would be required. Contact Charlotte via www.anantasacredspace.com

INTERESTED in being part of a co-housing/community in Devon? For more info please email popos3@wanadoo.fr

ECO HOUSING CO OPERATIVE seeks pro-active members for an exciting new land-based off-grid project: building our own low impact homes, following the aims and principles of Radical Routes and permaculture; developing a market garden/orchard. Please apply if you are interested in active membership in the co op with details of how you would like to participate in the development and progression of the project, detailing your skills e.g. administration, eco building skills. All ages and cultures welcome in this supportive community. Please email kdalmaine@yahoo.co.uk

FANCY A CHANGE? Like the idea of co-housing? Unique opportunity to buy beautiful self-contained 3-bedroom flat (1/6 share) in stunning Georgian Country Hall, with 14 acres in Llanidloes, Wales. Huge lawn, allotments, polytunnels, woodlands, lake. £153,000. Contact Fiona 07719 961 008 or fiyoung2003@yahoo.co.uk). See www.dol-llys.co.uk

SEEKING EXPERIENCED FEMALE GROWER. Silent Haven, North Devon combines conservation, permaculture, education and business. Starting winter / spring 2016 we seek experienced, female food grower familiar with permaculture principles / practices. Your own motored mobile accom-modation will be essential. Call 07967 738 778.

SELF-SUFFICIENT OFF-GRID Ecovillage on Kodiak Island, Alaska is accepting guests/prospective members. Micro-hydropower, organic gardens & bountiful wild edibles/medicinals from land/sea. Thick spruce forests for lumber/firewood/hunting. Email: WildFree1@yahoo.com or visit: www.mysticmountain.org

THAILAND – Come WWOOF in warm, sunny, cheap Thailand. Travel longer, better, cheaper. Less than €45 for a year. Permaculture projects, organic gardens and English speaking hosts. Let the adventure and warm weather begin! www.wwoofthailand.com

PERSONAL

GREEN SINGLES. Meet your conscious match on the oldest, largest conscious, green, spiritual dating site online. We cater to single vegans, vegetarians, animal right’s activists and permies who live a holistic, organic, non-GMO lifestyle in synergy with Mother Earth. Web: www.greensingles.com

NEW PERMACULTURE DATING WEBSITE. Find meaningful love, friendship or work opportunities. Life is much easier when you share it with other Permies! Easy to use and FREE for the first 1,000 members. Discover love on the edges of www.permaculturedating.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)

A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY to purchase traditional homes surrounded by trees, terraced fertile, pasture land in the picturesque Sao Mamede Natural Parque, Portugal: The unique region of the Alto Alentejo, amongst Nature’s finest. For details and contacts: www.naturalparqueproperties.eu

ALPUJARRA SOUTHERN SPAIN organic olive farm and mixed fruit with woodland beside river near Orgiva. Fertile river loam. Roof terrace looking toward national park. Offers over £43,000 – bargain. www.tranquilorgivariverproperty.co.uk

BEAUTIFUL ECO-PROPERTY for sale, in France in the Dordogne, very well situated just 30km from Bergerac airport! For more information and photos please look up bienvenuechezviviane.over-blog.com

ECO-FRIENDLY, veggie/vegan B&B 15 minutes walk from Norwich city centre, bikes welcome, good value and excellent reviews. www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/3400363

ECO-PROPERTY in north Devon. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, private, bright, spacious, well insulated house with wood burner and PV on feed-in tariff. 0.78 acre south facing mature organic garden with orchard, raised beds, fruit cage, greenhouses, rainwater collection, copse. £329,950. For further details visit: bit.ly/longacreproperty

FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY to buy a secluded ‘A’ rated Eco House in West Wales: 4/5 beds, 1.5 acres of organic permaculture gardens. 8.5 acres young woodland, biomass boiler, solar thermal, super insu-lated, polytunnel, orchard, static caravan. Schools 3.5 miles or Steiner school 35 minutes. 01239 698 651. www.erwdeg.moonfruit.co.uk £389,500 ONO.

HEBRON, WEST WALES. Land for sale, 6 acres, polytunnels, steel barn, cultivated garden, pig pens, chicken runs, ponds, streams, woodland, all ring-fenced. Several One Planet development schemes in the area. Huge potential for self-sufficiency. Phone 01994 419 113, evenings only.

LAND FOR LEASE for Permaculture Project in Northeast Kansas. 97 acres wooded pasture with 2 spring points. Additional acreage for own yurt/trailer etc. with room for garden and food forest. Electricity and well at living area. Open to ideas! Please email: ba9@stir.ac.uk for further discussion.

ORGANIC SMALLHOLDING/MARKET GARDEN For Sale, Aberdeenshire. 24 miles from lucrative Aberdeen market. Traditional 3 bedroom house in 3 hectares. 2 modern barns. Soil Association since 1987 producing lamb, protected vegetables, edible flowers. IACS registered. £285,000 ono. Mob: 07762 482 981. Email: tonyhayman@uku.co.uk

PROPERTY FOR SALE in Forest Row, East Sussex – £630,000. A substantial semi detached property close to Michael Hall School offering spacious accommodation with the potential for improvement including four bedrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom and cloakroom. Outside boasts parking, car port and rear garden with orchard measuring approximately 1,654 sq/m (0.4 acres). Contact Cole’s Estate Agents 01342 824 616. Email: forestrow@colesestateagents.com

SHROPSHIRE 3/4 bed semi detached rural, organic gardens, young forest garden, fruit cage, outbuildings, solar thermal, double glazed, wood burners, oil central heating. ruralhouseshropshire.weebly.com

WELSH MARCHES, 6 miles Ludlow 20 acre smallholding in secluded valley. Three bedroom farm-house, one bedroom flat in barn con-version, cider mill, outbuildings. PV panels, borehole, septic tanks. Varied habitats (wood-land, pool, grassland) has created haven for wildlife. Orchard with nuts, cider and culinary apples. Garden with organic vegetable beds, soft fruit, edible flowers. £550,000. Call: 01584 831 195. Email: anniewood125@btinternet.com

PUBLICATIONS

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TRADES AND CRAFTS

ONE MAN (experienced, adaptable, hardworking arborist, gardener and labourer) plus his spaniel will exchange labour for space to park up small caravan and truck. Comes complete with own kit. Work references are available on request. Contact jakoh@operamail.com

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. Visit www.creativecoppicecompany.co.uk for details.

WANTED

IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING SUITABLE for a family, 4 + beds, in a rural situation whether it be by the sea on the moor or in the woods anywhere in Devon please get in contact. I am looking to rent on a long term basis from a realistic and easy going landlord. Animals children and artists must be allowed. Please contact me through email initially Mrs B: alinahmoon@yahoo.co.uk

LOOKING FOR THE IMPOSSIBLE: Rental 6-12 months max rent £450pcm (poss purchase at end) Area's Essex, Kent, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambs, Lincs: Piece of land ideally with some wooded area and some kind of shelter/storage for mature woman plus 2 ponies, 1 horse, 4 cats, and 1 dog to live off grid, peace and quiet, have own caravan, need vehicle access, I am quiet and keep myself to myself require space to rest and recover. Open to suggestions. Call/text 07725 197 461.

WANTED BUILDERS/JOINERS: 2 people for refurbishment of a charity shop in Brechin, Scotland. 3 weeks work, must have own transport. Someone with natural building skills prefered. Contact Jan on 01356 622 412.

IS THERE SOMETHING YOU NEED or would like? A contact, community, help? Have your ad placed here, contact tony@permaculture.co.uk