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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 


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

AFFORDABLE COURSES & WEEKEND BREAKS. Yoga Weekends, Breaks for Women, Family Activity Breaks, Circus Skills, Cooking, Bread Baking, Willow Baskets, Mosaic, Spoon carving, Wild Flowers, Mushrooms and more. Friendly atmosphere, home-grown, local and organic good food, wood-fired sauna, simple living. Lower Shaw Farm 01793 771 080. Email: enquiries@lowershawfarm.co.uk Web: www.lowershawfarm.co.uk

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

BRIGHTON PERMACULTURE COURSES. Dates throughout 2014/2015. Phone: 07746 185 927. Web: 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. Visit www.designedvisions.com for a list of dates and locations.

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

THE LAND COURSE ONLINE. Learn at home in your own time, with interactive contact with other learners and your tutor, Patrick Whitefield. Take the whole course or just the modules which interest you: full Permaculture Design Course, The Soil, Ecology, Organic Growing, Sustainable Forestry. Each module includes text, pictures, video, activities, projects, forum, skype sessions and email contact with Patrick. ‘It’s the most comprehensive online course I’ve seen.’ – Sally Lever. www.patrickwhitefield.co.uk

LONDON PERMACULTURE COURSES 2014/15. For further details visit www.londonpermaculture.com 

LOWER SHAW FARM. Affordable Courses and Weekends. Friendly events from only £96 – all inclusive! Yoga, Massage, Textile Crafts, Willow Baskets, Permaculture Course, Mosaics, Foraging, Sauna Building, Positive Ageing, Herbal Medicine, Family Breaks, Circus Skills, Cookery School, and more. Lower Shaw Farm, Shaw, Swindon, SN5 5PJ. 01793 771 080. Email: enquiries@lowershawfarm.co.uk Web: www.lowershawfarm.co.uk

MASTERY IN SUSTAINABILITY. Feel the call to engage more powerfully in life in these turbulent times? Join others on a six-month journey, combining spiritual practices, leadership development and eco-psychology. 10 evening sessions, starting 3 February 2015, central London. “…the course was challenging, moving, thought-provoking, and wonderful. Thoroughly recommended.” www.masteryinsustainability.com

NATURAL SWIMMING POOL courses in north Norfolk throughout 2014/2015. Led by David Pagan Butler. Please quote ‘Permaculture’ for a 25% discount on course prices when booking. 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. 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

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

SEPP HOLZER WORKSHOPS held in Austria. Call: +43 66 473 499 035. Web: www.seppholzer.at

USA 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. Two month 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 others. Bookings also being taken for Spring 2015 intensive PDC with Peter Cow. Contact: mail@varzeavivapermaculture.com Details: www.icanfeedmyself.com


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

PERMACULTURE IN SCOTLAND: Experienced designer, teacher and forest gardener available for consultation, design and landscaping work throughout mainland Scotland and the Isles. All sizes of project considered. For further information call Ludwig on 07760142495 or email: info@earth-ways.co.uk or see www.earth-ways.co.uk



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FAIR TRADE CLOTHES AND GIFTS FROM NEPAL; organic hand-woven, naturally dyed clothes, incense, embroidered badges, nettle fibre products and much more. 10% of profits to the Himalayan Permaculture Centre www.spiralsofabundance.com Use code PM10 for a 10% discount when ordering.

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. 

FRUIT TREES. Quality fruit trees – apples, plums, pears, cherries, etc. delivered direct to you from the growers – Walcot Organic Nursery. Sustainably grown, competitively priced and Soil Association certified. Available bare-rooted when dormant. Detailed catalogue available. Phone 01905 841 587 or online at www.walcotnursery.co.uk

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 on our website. Call us on 0800 098 8877 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

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

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

VEGGIEPOWER SUSTAINABLE ENERGY technologies. Diesel to vegetable oil engine conversions and kits. Offgrid Installations solar, wind. Event power supplies for Cinemas, Stages etc. Bicycle Generators. Bicycle Blenders. Shop and Courses in above technologies. Mail: chris@veggiepower.co.uk Web: www.veggiepower.co.uk

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


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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 

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 smallholding. 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

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. All within walking distance of our award winning farm shop and café. Web: www.theorganicfarmshop.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

LAS ALPUJARRAS, SPAIN Low-impact living in comfortable cottage on organic farm. Solar hot water/electrics, woodburner, home-grown veg, natural swimming pool. Beautiful, peaceful spot, no dogs. 20 mins to Sierra Nevada, 40 mins to coast. Contact: +34 676 819 536. katealpujarra@yahoo.com www.laburraverde.com 

MOUNTAIN PEOPLE. Beautiful rustic holiday homes in the French Alps. Wild rural locations with fabulous views of mountain ranges. Perfect base for family holidays and adventure sports –  skiing, paragliding, climbing, hiking, mountain biking and rafting. Quote Permaculture for €100 discount. Email: enquiries@mountain-people.com Web: www.mountain-people.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. For further details about our Permaculture readers’ off-season discounts contact tim@permaculture.co.uk Web: www.oaksatseaview.info

SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK 6 bed eco guest house. “One of the greenest boltholes in Europe” says The Guardian. Ceilia & John Whitehead, Bryn Elltyd Eco Guest House, Bryn Elltyd, Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, Wales, LL41 3TW. Tel: 01766 831 356 Mob: 07905 568 127. Tweet: EcoHouseSnowdon Web: www.ecoguesthouse.co.uk

SAINT MICHAEL’S is a functioning permaculture community in Costa Rica. We produce more food and water than we consume. Our roofs are either alive with flowers or part of a rainwater collection system. The swimming pools are salt water except for one large fountain filled with tilapia. The tilapia pool is part of our aquaponic project that feeds our organic gardens and crops. We have a nine hole Disc Golf course that runs through our food forest. Our specialty tree is chocolate. We have organic lambs, cattle, chickens, and horses to ride. There are trails through rain forests to hike along streams. On each property we sell we plant edible landscapings including avocados, mangoes, pineapple, papaya, bananas, and much more. Farms start at CRC29,000 for a 6,136sqm property with established citrus trees (#16 on the master plan). For US$299 you can rent within the heart of our farm. It includes a living roof two bedroom home with a full kitchen and a living roof modern tree house plus the swimming pools. Come for a holiday or live a life here that is a holiday every day. www.saintmichaelscostarica.com

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

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

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 “We received a good summer of bookings in 2013, most from recommendations from Permaculture magazine readers.” Marilyn Rose

YURT GLAMPING in Bude, Cornwall. 3 yurts available year-round for holiday rent, located on a friendly and relaxing coastal, low-impact, sustainable permaculture smallholding. Compost toilet, running water, surf/bike hire and in-house chef available. £60 per yurt, per night. Call: 01288 381 102 or email: arnotduncan@hotmail.com 


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COUNTRYSIDE JOBS SERVICE – The place to find a job, volunteer position or course in the countryside, environment and conservation sectors. Tel: 01947 896 007. Web: www.countryside-jobs.com

CRAZY, HAPPY, BRAVE ENOUGH? Fancy an Italian permaculture experience? English woman welcomes enthusiastic hard-workers to share her 12,000m2, helping set up permaculture projects. Short-term, even weekends ok, longer if we all get on. Write to me Shona: shonauk01@yahoo.co.uk

LOURAL VILLAGE, in Central Portugal seeks members, enthusiastic permaculturists seeking a new challenge and supporters. Join us in our vision, possibility to build your place to stay in the village (infrastructure and internet ready! Building permit must be obtained), setting up your green company or simply enjoying the beautiful valley, forests and mountains. We like to hear from you! Web: www.louralvillage.com Email: louralvillage@gmail.com

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 

SEEKING PIONEERING SPIRITED COUPLE to live work & learn with family, 8.5 acres, Community Supported Agriculture scheme, Pig Club, Lamb Share, Coop Co-op, Biochar stove, No-Dig veg: half an acre. Accommodation: insulated porta-cabin + stove. Call Emma 07976 296 364 www.thecrossingforestrow.wordpress.com 

2 MOTIVATED SUPPORT WORKERS wanted for 2014 season to help run a commercial, organic business on an inspiring permaculture and ecological centre; with deep respect for the earth and being an award-winning model of sustainable food production. £50/week + food and accommodation. Contact Paul, Primrose Organic Centre, Felindre, Brecon, Powys LD3 0ST. Tel: 01497 847 636. Email: paul.benham33@gmail.com

VEGGIE/VEGAN Eco community southwest England. Based on Permaculture and Co-housing principles. Focusing on sustainability and a healthier way of life we plan to create an environment of abundance sharing skills food and energies. Web: www.coastalcommunity.org.uk


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

NOT FADE AWAY… Fading redhead, 60’s, tall, fun, feisty, seeks music-loving male travelling companion for serious travel adventures before it’s too late! kopernob@hotmail.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 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, sustainable land. Ideal retreat centre, family home with income. Extensive 2 bedroom farmhouse with 2x1 bedroom apartments, separate spacious 2 bedroomed guesthouse, further 2 renovation projects. Olive, orange, almond, walnut, fig, pomegranate orchards. Well and acequia. Ample car parking and great access. €600,000 o.n.o berakaur@yahoo.com

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 

ANDALUCIA. Large house with apartment (300m2) and garden (with fruit, 4000 m2). Own well, swimming pond, several sustainable features. Ideal for B&B. Price €548.000. For an impression www.latierra.eu Contact pajarts@gmail.com 

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. 

ATTRACTIVE BUNGALOW IN 2 ACRES, NW Herefordshire. South facing garden, paddock, wildflower meadow (grazing/cultivation), bordering mature woodland. 3 bedrooms, conservatory,kitchen, dining room, lounge (woodburner), bathroom, garage and carport. Large shed, 2 barns, 2 stables, tackroom, pony box/workshop, 2 greenhouses, polytunnel, henhouse. £349,000. Ref JW. Call Peter Hicks or Matthew Jackson on 01568 610 600. 

BEAUTIFUL, PEACEFUL RURAL RETREAT. 1/3 acre wild life organic garden, 2 bed eco renovated house, 24ft northern polytunnel and raised beds, large shed, pond, apple trees, sea views. Details at 'Tepilo', Thirdpart Holdings, 1.6 miles from Crail in Fife. Offers in excess of £235,000. 07780 819 715 or skinnear@hotmail.co.uk 

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

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. 

DELIGHTFULLY SITUATED 3 bedroomed cottage, containing a wealth of charm and original features. Secluded location in 5 acres, brook, small wood, borehole, private drainage, oil central heating, wood burner, rayburn. Permanent wildflower pasture, wealth of birds and wildlife. Suitable for permaculture projects, tree planting, domestic livestock. Seven miles from Welshpool. Contact 01938 810 906 or maggie100@uwclub.net

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. eileensutherland2003@yahoo.co.uk 

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 

LAND FOR SALE. 4 acres beautiful, peaceful moorland close to Pendle Hill in Clitheroe area of Lancashire, suitable for tree planting, bird watching, camping, permaculture projects. £7,500. Contact ann.algie@gmail.com for further information.

LAND FOR SALE £82k. Pembrokshire, Wales. 4.235 acres of potential smallholding roughly 100 metres from the inspirational Lammas eco village, lammas.org.uk Three south facing fields with fantastic views. Own spring water source and barn foundations. Email: ashley@mumsplums.co.uk

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 (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 

LOCATION LOCATION SPAIN. Organic, sustainable land with fruit and nut orchards, ample water. Ideal retreat centre, family home with income. 5 mins from the capital of the Alpujarras. Lies in Orgiva a beautiful estate, comprising stunning 2 bedroom farmhouse, 2x1bedroom apartments. Extensive 2 bedroom guest house and further 2 renovation projects. Ample parking, gated access. £494,950 for quick sale: berakaur@yahoo.co.uk 

LOVELY 2 BEDROOM straw bale insulated home for sale in East Yorkshire village. 1/3 acre plot with outline planning permission for another 2 bed bungalow, or room to extend or veg patch/work-shop/poly tunnel etc. Current asking price £169,000. For details: benfrombeverley@hotmail.com

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 5bed 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 

Nr. GLOSSOP, Derbyshire. 3-bedroom semi-detached house overlooking Etherow valley, 1/6 acre garden, (organic for many years but now needing attention), poultry-houses, fruit trees, greenhouse. Green neighbours. 100 yds from Trans-Pennine Trail, surrounded by open fields, yet within short walk of trains to central Manchester (½ hour away). No chain. £189,950. Tel: 01758 721 945 or 07966 747 579. 

PORTUGAL, SERRA DA ESTRELA, Beautiful, bountiful, off grid SMALLHOLDING, stream, waterwheel, natural pool, woodland, olives, vines, peach etc. 1 bed stone house completely renovated, gorgeous views. Chestnut kitchen, windows and doors. V. warm in the winter, morso stove, solar water and electricity. Studio/office and other out building. 5 minutes walk to magical village Benfeita with cafe, river beach, P.O.&wifi, friendly locals & growing community of permaculturists, artists, craftspeople and musicians. 75,000 euros. richardknapp@fastmail.fm 

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 

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico. Off-the-grid, solar, 2 acres, wonderful space and light. 2 bedroom 1 bath house plus casita. 7 miles from town. On thermal plane near Xote and Taboada hot springs. Email Lynn at: lynnireland@sbcglobal.net View details at: https://sites.google.com/site/casaloscarrizos/ 

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 

SPAIN, GALICIA, ALLARIZ. A beautiful vibrant town in the North West. Pioneer in the promotion and usage of ecological products and renewable energy. Two houses for sale in villages 5 minutes from Allariz, 20 minutes from Ourense. House 1: Detached granite house restored using bio construction surrounded by 1950m2 of land with fruit trees, outdoor shed and well. Open plan top floor with breathtaking views. Lower level bathroom, wine cellar/storage. Wood burning stove central heating. 100,000 euros ono. House 2: Beautiful bespoke granite house restored by artistic woodcraftsman. Semi detached 2 bed with annex currently used as workshop. Stunning views from rear balcony, front patio garden. Land available for vegetable garden. Wood burning cooker central heating. €125,000 ono. Contact +34 988 440 839 or roscoamigo@hotmail.com. English owner. 

YOUNG COUPLE seeking to purchase 2-10 acres in Great Britain to self bulld home & start a small holding to practice permaculture mixed farming. Please contact Lauren & Phil. laurensandphilm@gmail.com 07885 588 626. More info: permaculturepeopleuk.tumblr.com 


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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

ECOBUILDINGS BY BEN LAW. Ben runs a specialist ecobuilding company, The Roundwood Timber Framing Company Limited. This specialises in the supply of roundwood construction timber and a building and project management service. Main species: Sweet Chestnut, European Larch, Western Red Cedar, Douglas Fir, Chestnut Laths, Sussex Shingles, Chestnut and Western Red Cedar. For more details please view: www.ben-law.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.

PROVEN GRAPHIC DESIGNER and self-employed horticulturist/garden designer seeks new creative challenge to utilise investigative and methodical approachs to problem solving within forward thinking and conscientious company. Contact Paul Lympany 07860 565 126 or mr.lympany@gmail.com 


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