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BEAUTIFUL OLD STUDIO to let, 2 floors, bath , kitchen, yorkshire dales, £500pcm including bills/council tax, work exchange /help with permaculture/ community activities possible rebsolomons@gmail.com  felledge.com

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 

IRELAND - MIDWAY BETWEEN DUBLIN’GALWAY. Free accommodation, utilities, WIFI, and access to workshop/studio space with tools/lathe. Two living rooms, large bedroom/ensuite, gardens, wood's. In return, P/T DIY/gardening, chainsaw/housesitting/other. Own income. Must like animals/nature. Email: aibrean2002@yahoo.com Same Country Location, Cottage for rent,3 bedrooms, 1 used as studio, other as office. OFCH, S/F  range, large gardens. €400pm

TO RENT – Lovely shack with large, south facing covered space. Part of 2 acres smallholding in Norfolk. Well insulated shack has basic kitchen, woodburner, sleeping loft, electric and broadband access. Compost loo and outdoor bath. Would suit self-reliant, low-impact person, couple or small family. Cheap rent contact cherryplumtree1@gmail.com for more details


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

COURSE VENUE FOR HIRE near Buckingham. Rural meeting/course/workshop venue with accommodation for 20. Large hall, WIFI, dining/living area, recently renovated, modern kitchen, renewable heating. Not-for-profit. Catering by arrangement. Winslow, Bucks, MK18 3LZ. Web: www.redfieldcentre.wordpress.com

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

GREEN & AWAY eco conference centre. We host conferences and courses with a breath of fresh air in a beautiful, inspiring, outdoors venue. Spinning, photography, painting, a Joanna Macy inspired course, ‘Finding Strength’, jewellery making and wind turbine construction this year. Visit www.greenandaway.org for further information or call 03000 110 165.

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

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

WOMEN AND BEES caring for each other is a course on natural bee-keeping, but with added feminine intuition, and deep listening to the bees. The Course in a lovely retreat centre in the North of Portugal. It runs from 10-14 July 2015. The name of the centre is Gravito, you can see full details of the course online at gravito.co.uk For more information please contact Belinda on 07754 779 282 or email bluebelliinindia@gmail.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



CLEARVIEW STOVES. A passion for woodburning stoves and firewood is at our very heart and our obsession with quality and performance is unequalled. We use the finest materials, set the highest standards and demand the utmost skill to produce perfect woodburners. For full details see our advert on page 34 and visit www.clearviewstoves.com for details of our brochure.

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

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

LOOKING FOR HEIRLOOM & PERENNIAL VEG? We specialise in seeds & plants for forest gardens (and elsewhere!), stocking 1000s of unusual and harder-to-find varieties, at affordable prices. www.foodforests.eu

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

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

VOLCANIC ROCK DUST anywhere in the world with volcanic soil is known to be productive. Here’s how to get the benefits into your garden. This organically approved, Scotland sourced range has so much to offer. Tel: 07715 707 009. www.reminscotland.com

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

YEO VALLEY ORGANIC is part of a family owned company in Blagdon, Somerset. We support local farmers, make yummy things and you can visit us. Web: www.yeovalley.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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ECOTRICITY the world’s first green electricity company: www.ecotricity.co.uk

FIRST TUNNELS. Polytunnels and polythene covers: www.FirstTunnels.co.uk

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

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

YEO VALLEY ORGANIC is part of a family owned company in Blagdon, Somerset. We support local farmers, make yummy things and you can visit us. Web: www.yeovalley.co.uk


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

BARCELONA, SPAIN. Lovely spanish house, permaculture garden, orchard and chicken, bordering national park, 25mins from Barcelona / 15mins from the sea. Ideal for a family of 4. Enjoy an eco-friendly summer. Available 3 weeks in August. More info mike@onelittlehomestead.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

BEAUTIFUL YURT with stunning views that open your horizons! Available for eco-retreats and low-impact holidays. At Landmatters Community, near Totnes. An inspiring example of sustainable off-grid living. Woodland, meadows and organic gardens. Info: http://landmatters.org.uk/whatwe- offer/the-holiday-yurt/ Call 07906 399 990 or contact: hollyretreat@gmail.com

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

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. 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

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

SECLUDED SHEPHERDS HUT to rent in beautiful clearing on South Downs. Reachable only by 4x4 or by foot, we provide a relaxed and simple experience. Complete with woodburner, gas stove and cosy messanine bed. Weekend stay or longer. Emma 07763 316 449. 

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

SW FRANCE Small detatched 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 

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 


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THE AGROECOLOGY LAND INITIATIVE is an organisation created to advocate and implement agroecological methods in the UK to help secure food sovereignty, energy independence, and environmental regeneration in a way that is financially viable and socially just. We envision the regeneration of both the countryside and rural economies through the creation of co-sufficient community farms rooted in agroecological production. The ALI is currently seeking additional members and further financial investment to help fund our first project Red Pig Farm. Tel: 07808 168 562. redpig@agroecology.co.uk www.agroecology.co.uk

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 

THE POWER HOUSE AND PARKLAND PROJECT - Invitation for a voluntary coworker with interests in sustainable technology development, manual craft skills, horticultural and botanical subjects. Aptitude and willingness to learn are key attributes. Contact jim.cahill@physics.org for further details.

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


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

WRITER, F, with small woodland retreat in west Wales, seeks creative M with practical skills to help develop permaculture. If you are in London or Wales, 58+, 5’8”+, healthy, calm, honest and cheerful, with old hippy soul, please email woodyhillside@btinternet.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.Cottage and land for sale. £55,000. For details visit: www.tranquilorgivariverproperty.co.uk 

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. £39,000. Tel 07969 451 009. http://www.woodlandyurts.co.uk/Woodland_Yurts/Cortijo.html

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. For details contact: berakaur@yahoo.com www.permaculture.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 

ALPUJARRAS, S.SPAIN – Organic olive farm 3 hectares with 3 bed farmhouse, 1 bed cottage, fresh water swimming pool, log cabin plus 2 other outbuildings.  S.E. facing in secluded  valley with stunning river and mountain views and abundant spring water year round. . £245.000. http://cortijocanaveral.weebly.com

CHIANTI-TUSCANY charming stonehouse, XIV century, 33km from Siena, 61km from Florence. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, small tower, nicely restructured, fully serviced, fireplace, jacuzzi, internet, parking, 1.5 acres land, 35 olive trees, fruit trees. €420.000. Email: sanangioli@gmail.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

COTTAGE, almost completely renovated. Half acre with several mature hazel trees. Interior decoration and finishing required. Secluded East County Galway location. May sell as smallholding with circa 12 acres well fenced quality land. Contact jim.cahill@iop.org for further details.

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 16 Hectare Quinta in the Serra de Estrela Natural Park. Many other smallholdings and permaculture properties on our website at www.pureportugal.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. 

GREAT OPPORTUNITY to acquire an amazing 10 acre property in the heart of the Carpathians, Transylvania. Romania. Including a unique and beautiful 5 bedroom Eco house with spectacular views. Runs on solar electricity and rainwater harvesting systems. Plus small 2 bedroom cottage, well, large barn and stable. Two large landscaped ponds, mature woodland with large oaks, meadows, productive organic garden and fruit trees. Great location. Good access. British owner since 2007. Very good mobile and internet. Free of utility bills. Property tax only £63 annually. Offers over £225,000. For more information and many photos visit www.forestgardentransylvania.org Email: forestgarden@msn.com

HOUSE WITH LAND FOR SALE in the lovely, green Minho Region of Portugal. Breathtaking views, organic gardener’s paradise. £250,000. www.minhopropertyforsale.com

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 

ITALIAN COUNTRY HOME, fully renovated including new roof with stunning views over Majella mountains from the terrace. Organic olive grove with disused vineyard below. Plenty of potential for self sufficiency. Situated in ideal position 10 mins to motorway, 30 mins to beach and airport and 40 mins to ski slopes. 10 mins walk to village with bars, shops and post office. Offers around £145,000. Also opportunity to purchase adjoining property with about 30 hectares, planning permission for dwelling and swimming pool. For further info contact francesssgodwin@gmail.com

LAND FOR SALE IN GREECE. Lovely plot of land near the charming and peaceful holiday resort of Stoupa in the southern Peloponnese. Ideal site for Permaculture small holding or some kind of retreat. Visit: http://www.viviun.com/AD-221518/

LOVELY SMALLHOLDING. 4 bedroom detached cottage, outbuildings, productive vegetable garden, plus 11 acres including woodland. Idyllic location in mid-Wales. Secluded but not isolated. Offers around £350,000. Contact: 01686 628 016 and katestanley52@gmail.com

Nr. GLOSSOP, Derbyshire. 3-bedroom semidetached house overlooking Etherow valley, 1/6 acre garden, (organic for many years but now needing attention), poultry-houses, fruit trees, greenhouse. Green neighbours. 100yds 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.

ONE AND A HALF ACRES smallholding County Waterford. Spectacular views. Not overlooked. Unlike west of Ireland, better climate, infrastructure, fast access Dublin, Cork With two-bedroomed wooden cabin 1000sq.ft, bathroom, off-grid mains and electricity. Disused structurally sound cottage. Private well. Outbuildings. Mature organic garden. Raised vegetable beds. Fruit cage. Greenhouse. Patio. Ornamental pond. £99,500 ono. For pdf details and pictures email rayvon@eircom.net Phone +353 526 136 566

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. Very 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, Post Office and wifi, friendly locals and growing community of permaculturists, artists, craftspeople and musicians. €75,000. richardknapp@fastmail.fm

PRETTY 2 BEDROOM semi-detached stone cottage in rural Brittany plus attached stone building for possible conversion and large barn set in 2 acres. Now reduced to £29,000. Contact Martin on 07896 123 473 or abhayajit@icloud.com

RENOVATED COUNTRY VILLA on 2.2 acres in southern Ecuador, currently a guesthouse. Sub-tropical climate, mature fruit trees, coffee plantation, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, living and dining room. Fully furnished €470,000 contact through www.santuariohibiscus.com

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 For info on connecting with a group of potential co-investors, please see: - https://www.facebook.com/groups/809752152445231/ 

SHOREFIELD COUNTRY PARK in the New Forest area. Melford-on-Sea, Kayhaven and Pennington Marshes bird reserves within walking distance. Children welcome. Dogs welcome. Open 9 February – 5 January. 2 bedroom. For sale 2012 Carnaby Essence 40 x 13ft mobile holiday home, next to woodland where badgers, pheasants, ducks and birds visit us daily for food. £55,000 ono. Tel: 01590 641 528.

STONE COTTAGE DETACHED, 5 bedrooms 2 bathrooms off grid electric with 7.5 acres of land situated in an idyllic location £160,000 Alicante/Murcia border Spain. Email: dazzer100@hotmail.co.uk

SW FRANCE. 3 acres, 4 bedroom farmhouse, swimpool, stream, well. Eleven stys, barn. peaceful yet five minute drive town with all necessities. view Pyrenees. fruit and nut trees, ideal self sufficiency. Email lizstirling@ymail.com phone +33 562 985 568

WEST DORSET, rural idyll, village location ex local authority house, large garden, surrounded by fields/woods. Woodburner, central heating/hot water. Solar hotwater/photovoltaic feed-in tariff. Many fruit trees/bushes with wildlife garden. Excellent schools -Woodroffe, Lyme Regis/Colyton Grammar. £210,000 photos email michael.dh@live.co.uk

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


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DISCOVER HOW ACUPUNCTURE can help with specific conditions, maintaining good health and improving wellbeing. Contact Hampshire based Optimum Balance Acupuncture and British Acupuncture Council practitioner Hannah Slade on 01483 418 103 to book your consultation. Web: www.holisticcentre.co.uk

HIGHLY SKILLED ECO BUILDER. New build and maintenance. Brickwork, plastering, rendering. Kitchen and bathrooms, electrics, plumbing, joinery, glazing, roofing/guttering. Landscaping and garden maintenance. Repaired/ recycled/green materials. Eco transport. Recommendations. Call Chris on 07906 340 803.


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

PROFESSIONAL PERSON, fed up with traditional B&B and urban noise,  seeks rural ad-hoc accommodation when working away midweek for odd nights, preferably within 30 miles west of Bournemouth. Shepherds Hut, Yurt, Tipi, Caravan etc considered, alternatively permanent sheltered place to pitch own tent for the summer. Fair rates offered, Use of loo/ washing facilities needed but can provide own gas stove and other equipment. Please contact nic@thepalmhouse.co.uk

AROUND 1,000 PEOPLE from 55 countries will be attending the International Permaculture Convergence in the UK this year. A key aim is to have at least one person from every country in the world where permaculture is practiced in attendance. You can support this initiative by making a donation via this site: http://tiny.cc/lp_donate