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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

LOOKING FOR THE IMPOSSIBLE: Rental 6-12 months max rent £450pcm (poss purchase at end). Areas: 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

PELEPONNESE, GREECE. Accommodation in modern yurt in peaceful olive grove, breathtaking sea view, organic site with solar energy, grey water system, modern compost toilet. Search ‘unusual’ at: www.responsibletravel.co.uk. For further info: dianehilary@gmail.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. Web: webb89.wix.com/lamasse

COURSES

ACS DISTANCE EDUCATION. Take the Perma- culture 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 328 4723 or info@acsedu.co.uk or visit www.acsedu.com

AGROECOLGOY LAND TRUST. We are running series of courses on subjects such as roundwood timber framing, rocket mass heaters, biodiesel and mushroom cultivation. Funds go towards our first project, Red Pig Farm, Brecon Beacons. Contact: info@agroecology.co.uk Visit: www.agroecology.co.uk

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 and view his world famous cruck framed roundwood timber house: www.ben-law.co.uk

BRIGHTON PERMACULTURE COURSES: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk

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

DESIGNED VISIONS: Various permaculture courses and tutors: www.designedvisions.com

FOREST GARDENING in Devon led by Martin Crawford: www.agroforestry.co.uk

FULL PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE 22nd September - 5th October 2016. Two week residential, including accommodation in tipis, half-board and tuition at Wild Harvest School of Self-Reliance, York. Tuition by Permaculture Association Teachers and the Introduction day by Graham Bell. Cost £475-£795 inclusive, depending on income. http://wildharvest.org/course/introduction-to-permaculture-2 is the link but the website basic address is http://wildharvest.org or email hello@wildharvest.org. Also includes an optional wild food walk plus rural crafts session making either basket or candles/herbal ointment.

GLENNIE KINDRED workshops, courses and talks: www.glenniekindred.co.uk/workshops/index.html

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

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

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 http://lammas.org.uk/courses for more details or contact jacqui.banks@hotmail.com

LONDON PERMACULTURE COURSES: www.londonpermaculture.com

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

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

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

EUROPEAN PERMACULTURE CONVER­GENCE 7th - 11th September 2016, Bolsena, VT, Italy. Maddy and Tim Harland from Permaculture magazine/Permanent Publications will be there! For details see: www.eupc.it

INTERNATIONAL PERMACULTURE DAY 1st May 2016. For full details visit: www.facebook.com/InternationalPermacultureDay

NORTH AMERICAN PERMACULTURE CONVERGENCE 14th - 18th September 2016 at the Solar Living Institute in Hopland, California: http://northamericanpermaculture.org

SOUTH DOWNS GREEN FAIR Sunday 8th May 2016. Permaculture magazine will be there! www.sustainability-centre.org/the-south-downs-green-fair.html

FOR SALE

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 868 001 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. Contact: 07779 111 117 or claire.wildbydesign@gmail.com. Web: www.wildbydesign.co.uk

ECOSTOVE. The simple biomass heating solution. Heat through your home with 7-10kg of wood logs. No ducting, plumbing or electrics required. Retains heat for up to 12 hours after the fire has gone out. Payback on cost of stove can be less than 4 years. Phone: 01527 857 814. Web: http://eccostove.com

FIRST TUNNELS. Grow all year. 01282 601 253. Web: www.firsttunnels.co.uk

FRANCE SW Land and old stone farmhouse. 9 acres, meadow, wetland, small river, two springs and plenty of wood, plus small, stone outbuilding. House needs complete restoration except roof, new 2012. Possibility of new-build/yurt etc. Ideal Permaculture project. €25,000 approx £19,00 selwoodke@cc-parthenay.fr

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

MOON TIMES organic cloth pads, panty liners, moon sponges & 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

PAPA PUMP - The water pump that uses no fuel! – ideal for off-grid situations and reducing utility bills. Uses no Fuel or Mains Water – you just need a natural flowing water source. For more information: www.waterpoweredtechnologies.com / +44 (0)1288 354 454.

SOLAR POWER STATION FOR SALE. Complete used off grid stand alone system working at its full 100% potential, comprising of x4 195 watt Grade A High Output ‘ET Solar’ Solar PV Panels 1yo, x8 220 ah 6 volt Top Spec ‘Rolls of Canada’ Batteries 2yo, x2 20 amp High Spec MPPT charge controllers new, x1 1,200 watt Pure Sinewave "Studer of Switzerland" Industrial Inverter 2yo. Includes all Top Quality Copper Leads and MC4 connectors. Total system RRP approx. £3,700+. Yours for £1,950. Please phone Andy with any questions or delivery/collection info on 07746 312 705 or email andypcollis@gmail.com

WILLOW FOR SALE at competitive prices! Grown and coppiced at The Sustainability Centre as part of our WET (Wetland Ecosystem Treatment) System. All proceeds go towards Sustainability Centre volunteer projects. Call 01730 823 166. Email: volunteering@sustainability-centre.org

YURT POLES, coppiced sweet chestnut available. Ben: 07966 193 154 or ben@ben-law.co.uk

GENERAL

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BRONZE GARDEN TOOLS Work with the earth, not against it. Naturally antimicrobial, deter slugs & snails, will never rust. Handcrafted in the EU, tool heads guaranteed for 25 years. Practical and beautiful. Implementations, Nuneaton, Warks, tel  0845 330 3148, http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/tools/gardening/copper-tools.html

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

GOOD ENERGY. Choose local and affordable electricity for your home. Switching is green and simple: www.goodenergy.co.uk/permaculture

NATURAL CAPITAL. Plant database. By designers for designers. See full details at: www.permacultureplantdata.com

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


THOMAS FLINN & CO, are the UK’s last remaining traditional saw and hand plane manufacturer making a wide range of saws and hand planes for your woodworking needs. Founded in 1923 in Sheffield, we have continued many old traditional tool brands and pride ourselves on being a premium tool manufacturer. Order a range of their highly recommended tools via Permaculture magazine’s online shop: http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/catalogsearch/result/?q=TFS-

TRIODOS BANK. Small act big change. We’ll 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: www.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, wild life pond. 11 acres woodland. Short courses. Tel: +33 296 274 465. Web: www.brittanycountrygite.com and www.permacultureinbrittany.com

COSY SELF CATERING strawbale roundhouse for vegetarians in the beautiful gwili valley 3 miles from Carmarthen sandy beaches and castles including the famous botanical gardens nearby. Open plan roundhouse with bathroom separate sleep 2 £250 pw. Phone 07583 980 767 email sunwheel111@gmail.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

DORDOGNE, FRANCE, RETRO CARAVAN. Pretty 12ft retro caravan with strawberry wallpaper 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

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

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

GLOUCESTERSHIRE ORGANIC FARM. Buzzards, longbarrow, woodland walks. Peaceful holiday cottage, hut by the ancient pond, yurts in the glade, camping with a view and spacious shepherds hut. Web: www.theorganicfarmshop.co.uk

HAMPSHIRE ECO-HOSTEL & CAMPSITE, including Yurts and Tipis 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

IDYLLICALLY SITUATED ecogeste gîte in Natural Park, Dordogne. Sleeps up to six people. Living breathing building restored with natural materials such as lime stone and clay tiles. Uninterrupted view of night sky and wildlife. Permaculture garden. j.king127@ntlworld.com, www.homeaway.co.uk/p1988200

SEASIDE HOLIDAY HOUSE. Superb for family holidays and hideaway breaks, 1 minute’s walk from sea. Cosy Victorian house in Seaview, Isle of Wight, sleeps 5. Next to wetland wildfowl reserve and wooded estate. Sizeable games room 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@google mail.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

AMAZING OPPORTUNITY for a truly educational Wwoofing experience at The Crossing Community Supported Agriculture scheme in Forest Row, East Sussex, from 1st May for the 2016 season: Fruit, Veg, Sheep, Chickens. Accommodation provided in exchange for labour, by agreement. Ideally we're looking for a couple interested in Regenerative Agriculture, Agroforestry and Permaculture principles. All enquiries welcome, contact info@thecrossingforestrow.com see www.thecrossingforestrow.com and www.grandmaalchemyskitchen.com for more information.

ASSISTANT GROWER FOR CANALSIDE CSA a well established CSA, near Leamington Spa. We are looking to employ asssistant grower to join team producing organic vegetables and fruit for over 150 members every week. Email mail@canalsidecommunityfood.org.uk for full job description. Application deadline: noon, Friday 13/05/2016. Interviews in month following, start mid-July.

ELEVATOR - The Good Job Network promotes jobs with social enterprises, charities and purpose driven companies. Job Seeker can sign up for free, create freelance profiles and earn money from referring their friends to ethical jobs. All the jobs on the site have been carefully curated to ensure they are all paid opportunities to make the world a better place. Plus they're now running a competition in which you can win a "freelance survival kit" including:
* Work space and community membership
* Online accounting software
* Legal advice and contracts
* A Social Enterprise training course
* A new back-pack
* £100 off a new pair of shoes
* Fair-trade chocolate
Find out more here https://elevatorcafe.com/win-freelance-survival-kit

FARMS FOR CITY CHILDREN - Outdoor Classroom Roundhouse. Arlingham Gloucestershire, 2wk build call for help. The 2 week Full Build will give you a chance to be involved right through the building process. Your participation on this event will assist the charity Farms For City Children in the building of their roundhouse. This is something between work experience, volunteering and crowd funding but not a course ˆ your fee is actually a donation to Farms For City Children, which helps to fund the completion of the outdoor classroom. The donation for this event is on a sliding scale according to your income.  Everyone pays a deposit of £80 which covers the costs of Katherine cooking our evening meals for two weeks. The additional donation would be maximum £320 but you choose what amount you can afford to donate. You can pay the deposit via the course bookings page to book your place. There will be the opportunity to stay on for longer if you‚d like but we ask a minimum commitment of one week and will give preference to those that can commit to two. Also please note that because of the nature of this event you must bephysically fit, strong and competent with tools. To book your place go to http://wholewoods.co.uk/reciprocal-roof-roundhouse-building-course/

HOUSESITTER NEEDED FOR QUINTA and two terriers in central Portugal from 23rd May - 7th July. Waterfall, wood-burning stove, and total tranquility! All bills paid, internet included. Gardening experience helpful, references needed. Please email goldenfiligree@yahoo.co.uk for more details and photos. 

IRISH ECOVILLAGE: we are currently at envisaging stage of setting up the first Ecovillage in Northern Ireland. We currently have 25 aspiring residents, pledges of £200,000 and a lot of support from local councils, planners and Eco stakeholders. Seeking a 65+ acre site in NI (ideally border area to west), open to aspiring residents and ethical investors to help ensure success. Want to be part of something awesome? Find out more and contact us via www.cauldroncommunity.com

JOB VACANCY. Adult Courses Programme Organiser (Maternity Cover)
22.5 hours per week Salary £17,449 - £18,907 pro rata
The Sustainability Centre, Hampshire GU32 1HR
Are you passionate about helping people learn about sustainability? We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to devise, develop and administer our Adult Courses programme
We aim to educate, enable and inspire people from all walks of life to make positive changes to the way they live and work. Our programme of courses for adults attracts local, national and international tutors and participants.
The Sustainability Centre is an independent education and learning centre. We are a beacon for sustainability and an award-winning social enterprise. With over 3,000 pupil visits via our schools programme and over 7,800 people visiting and staying with us last year, we are a busy and vibrant place.
Some weekend work will be necessary.
Closing date for applications: 3rd July Interview Date: 13th July
Further details about The Sustainability Centre are available at: www.sustainability-centre.org
Speak to Polly for further information (01730 823166)
Please apply by sending a letter of application with your CV to christine@sustainability-centre.org

PLANTS FOR A FUTURE needs your help. Volunteers, fundraisers needed at our 28 acres of beautiful perennial gardens, orchards and wilder-ness. Hundreds of useful plants to learn about. For more information http://plantsforafuture.theferns.info or phone 01208 873 554.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED this summer/autumn to help restore 19th century facilities in a mid-Wales permaculture environment (ponds, dry stone walls, cobbled yard, etc) and learn traditional skills. Accommodation/food provided. Email rosmortis@googlemail.com, or ring 01938 500468 for more information.

WE HAVE approx half an acre for fruit and veg plus mixed orchard in wonderful setting in east kent on the marshes between whitstable and margate. looking for someone to use it in exchange for a share of produce. Contact: edtex@me.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. 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)

ALPUJARRA, Southern Spain. Organic smallholding. one hectare, S.E facing. Productive land, Ancient chestnut trees, plentiful water, nice neighbours, beautiful views. New stone cottage. Rural, easy access. £36,000. Tel: 07969 451 009. Web: www.woodlandyurts.co.uk/Woodland_Yurts/Cortijo.html

A COMMUNITY IN SUSSEX. Established Community. 27 homes in 22 acres in rural village. Friendly, close-knit, supportive. All ages. Organic vegetable growing, kinder­garten, sculpture studio. Near Forest Row. 45 minutes to London and Brighton. 4 Bedroom House in Community for sale: £600,000. Also, Building Plot for sale with detailed planning permission for 4/5 bedroom house: £337,500. House and building plot to be sold together. www.hoathlyhill.com. 01342 811 953.

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! For details please visit: www.tranquilorgivariverproperty.co.uk

ARYGYLLSHIRE. Unique established walled wild- life/fruit/vegetable garden containing eco-friendly renovated large 3 bedroomed lower flat of Victorian villa; great soil/growing climate; beautiful seaside burgh of Campbeltown; possible building plot; suit enthusiastic permaculturists. Offers over £150,000. Contact Susan 01586 551 282, mobile 07810 095 193, email susanmaxwell@hotmail.co.uk

A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY about to go on the market. Attractive 4 bedroom house with 5 acres – no chemical additives for many years. 17 miles west of Glasgow. Beautiful area. Easy commute. Contact www.ckdgalbraith.co.uk or 01292 268 181. Please view the reference: Tigh Mor, High Linthills, Lochwinnoch.

BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE: Central Portugal, one bed, living room, en-suite, kitchen, conservatory, own water supply, Biorock sewage system, car-park, orchard terraces with Cherry and Olive trees, Additional stone ruin ideal for renovation, 10,000 sqm, €21,000. Phone: +351 965 641 723. Email: chemserve2000@hotmail.com

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 http://bienvenuechezviviane.over-blog.com

CHAGFORD, DARTMOOR, Semi Detached House, currently an upper level family home and lower lever annexe. Glorious views over moors. Wildlife garden, cabin/studio, workshop/potting shed, large greenhouse, life-sized ceramic horse, large bike shed and wood sheds. The house comes with communal share of organic field opposite with community orchard. Chagford is a beautiful community with 2 CSAs, an organic cafe/wholefood shop, a leading re-use centre and other useful shops that provide everything you need. There’s a good primary school, Montesorri school, open air swimming pool and immediate access to moors and countryside. £575,000. Tel: 01647 433 148. Email: yuli@phonecoop.coop

ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY! Three bedroomed family home, with conservatory, potential for attic conversion (subject to p.p).Stunning countryside views front and back of property. Sought after Somerset village in catchment area for Ofsted outstanding Primary School. 1.4 miles from Glastonbury Festival site. Free Glastonbury Sunday tickets.Community Garden in cul de sac with thirteen 3m x 1 m raised beds,Kedder Greenhouse, community barbecue/meeting area. £220,000 For more information call Fiona 07875 596 858 or email: feskirton@gmail.com

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 insulated, polytunnel, orchard, static caravan. Schools 3.5 miles or Steiner school 35 minutes. www.erwdeg.moonfruit.co.uk/#. 01239 698 651. £389,500 ONO.

GLORIOUS WEST DORSET. Half-acre holding on Lewesdon Hill. No near neighbours but 10-30mins from vibrant artistic / cultural centres (Beaminster, Bridport, Lyme), Jurassic coast and mainline to Waterloo. Old stone cottage, enlarged. 4-6 bedrooms. Solar PV / thermal etc. £400,000 ovno. Email me dorsetgoodes@btinternet.com

GOLDEN VALLEY, Herefordshire – 23 acres pasture and 9,000 young native trees in 2 lots (10.6 acres & 12.6 acres), mainly SW facing, includes own piped spring water, WET system, agricultural barn, track. Enquiries to cevans@gn.apc.org

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE HILL in Paraty, Brazil 450m2 with front and back garden surrounded by the Atlantic Forest. Twelve minute drive to the historic and artistic city of Paraty. Electricity, running water, fully furnished. For further information and photographs please email: denfire@hotmail.co.uk

LANCASTER CO-HOUSING. For Sale south facing, contemporary, open plan, one-bed, first floor flat with mezzanine and balcony overlooking the river. Part of an award winning Passivhaus eco-development. In addition shared common house, facilities and land. For details more please visit http://lancastercohousing.org.uk or contact Joanna via email: joanna@jozart.org

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 & food forest. Electricity & well at living area. Open to ideas! Email: ba9@stir.ac.uk for further discussion.

LAND FOR SALE. In Paraguay, at 35 kms from Asunción and 2 km from near town. 60 acres ideal to build a permaculture community. Plots from 1 to 20 acres. Lots of subtropical fruit trees. Prices from €12,000 to €17,000 each acre depending on quality and proximity to roads: javiercosp@hotmail.com

MID-WALES detached, rural house. 3-4 bed, 2 bath, garage, static caravan and 0.25 acre garden – ‘as organic’ for 21 years. Reluctantly selling the ‘empty nest’. No near neighbours. Far-reaching panor­amic views, over rolling countryside. £195,000 lampeter@morgananddavies.co.uk R/9691/AM

OFF-GRID FAMILY HOME for sale in the conservation area La Sierra Cabrera, southern Spain.  The house is set in 1.8 acres with views onto the Mediterranean sea and surrounding mountains. For full information please see: http://aysha26.wix.com/cuevanegramojacar

ORGANIC SMALLHOLDING 8 acres with river.  SW France 1.5 hrs from Toulouse. 5 bed farmhouse, two 8-bed gites, yoga barn, workshop and 2 other barns. Beautiful countryside near Averyon river gorges. Village with shops and schools only 2km.  www.aveyrongites.com €450,000 / £350,000 

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. Price £285,000 ono. Mob: 07762 482 981. Email: tonyhayman@uku.co.uk

PRETTY PIECE OF LAND for sale. Just under an acre in Somerset. Looks out to Glastonbury tor. Private but with good road access. Coppice, orchard, barn. Managed organically. Offers in the region of £25,000. For further details: http://highham.wix.com/land 01985 845 396.

RELOCATION OPPORTUNITY Isle of Mull Scotland – Three individual plots coming up for sale in elevated positions in beautiful, east/west glen near Loch Frisa. 2.5 miles from the sea, panoramic views & great sunsets. Outline planning permission imminent, additional land opportunities considered, private water supplies, & burn access on two. Contact Samantha & Robin Sedgwick 01680 300 495 info@crannich.co.uk

RURAL, NEAR TRALEE, Kerry, Ireland. Three bedroom detached bungalow on half acre site in costal location. Garden designed on permacultural values. Includes greenhouse, garden room and 2 sheds. Quiet, rural, farming area. Price €170,000 euros. More info: mary2030energy@gmail.com

TO LET. Small comfortable 1bed cottage with garden, in Ceredigion. Underfloor heating, solar panel, woodstove. Quiet rural location on private nature reserve - need own transport. Some work available - horsecare (unskilled), gardening, odd jobs etc. Riding available. £400 pcm. 01974 298 920.

WEST WALES SMALLHOLDING. Former Manse, 19ac organically managed fields with river, orchards, woodland, many outbuildings with light and power. Logburner, backup oil, solar thermal, well. Peaceful, secluded, full of wildlife. £450,000 with 19ac, £410,000 with 5ac. More: http://ruralheaven.co.uk 01558 669 043 info@graftedwalnuts.co.uk

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

FREELANCE CARPENTERS and LAND­SCAPERS invited to join Devon based natural play space builders Earth Wrights Ltd on select projects. Roundwood and timber framing experience an advantage. For further details contact us on 01803 865 919 or email admin@earthwrights.co.uk, Web: www.earthwrights.co.uk

WANTED

ORGANIC GARDENER REQUIRED for holistic holiday Centre in Greece. We are currently looking for a volunteer for some or all of the summer to coordinate our organic gardens: vegetables, fruit trees and flowers. Experience in organic gardening plus the ability to work well in a team, along with an interest in living in an intentional community essential. We offer a working holiday, with afternoons free to explore spectacular beaches or hiking the ancient donkey tracks which criss-cross Mt Pelion, and of course the opportunity to make new friends who share your holistic values. Tel: 02088 168 533. Email: info@kalikalos.com Web: www.kalikalos.org/volunteer

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