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Kirsten - Milkwood |
Friday, 27th February 2015

The thing about farming on the small is that big machines just don't make sense, and often aren't affordable to your small, regenerative farming enterprise anyway.

And yet, once you've...

Rebecca Hosking |
Monday, 23rd February 2015

We find quite a bit of badger activity on the farm. Most common being footprints, diggings in our pasture or, as Dave calls them, 'snuffle holes' and badger paths.

We have some incredibly...

Rozie Apps |
Friday, 20th February 2015

Rocket mass heaters are an innovative cross between a rocket stove and a masonry heater.

Using a tenth less fuel that a conventional woodburner, a rocket mass heater converts the burn of...

Jonathan Powell |
Wednesday, 18th February 2015

In the latest issue of Permaculture magazine (PM83) Jonathan Powell explores the ancient practice of beekeeping - low intervention and using a living tree.

Here he...

©Rebecca Hosking: Sheep grazing holm oak at Village Farm
Rebecca Hosking |
Saturday, 14th February 2015

One of the many reasons we are planting 1000s of different trees on the farm is to grow foliage for food for our animals.

Abundant Permaculture |
Thursday, 12th February 2015

A tractor trailer dropped off a pallet of organic feed onto my tiny dock. This cost me $800 and would only last 3 months. I had organized a feed co-op to save $2 a bag which brought my 50 pound...

Rebecca Hosking |
Tuesday, 10th February 2015

We are purposely placing large fallen tree trunks in our most windswept fields. You would be right to ask why?!

Ever since these fields were first created in the Bronze Age over 2,000...

Rozie Apps |
Thursday, 5th February 2015

Various projects and researchers across the world use mycelium to clean habitats.

Whether it is waterways, soil or even radioactive comtaminated areas, the powerful use of mycelium to...