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BRIGHTON PERMACULTURE COURSES. Various dates throughout the year. For further details phone: 07746 185 927. Web: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk
BEN LAW OPEN DAYS & COURSES. For full details view: www.ben-law.co.uk
DAVID HOLMGREN courses in Australia with one of the founders of permaculture. For details view: http://holmgren.com.au
DESIGNED VISIONS: Various permaculture courses with various tutors. View their website for dates and locations: www.designedvisions.com
FOREST GARDENING in Devon. Various dates throughout 2017. Led by Martin Crawford. Web: www.agroforestry.co.uk
GLENNIE KINDRED Workshops, Courses and Talks. For details view: www.glenniekindred.co.uk
GRAHAM BELL open days and courses. Phone: 01700 502 506. Web: www.grahambell.org
GRAHAM BURNETT PERMACULTURE courses in Essex. Various dates throughout the year. Phone: 01702 213 264. Web:www.spiralseed.co.uk
IPEC’s Seventh Generation Education: A Permaculture Teacher Training for Child & Youth Educators is being offered at Jean’s Farm in Portland, Oregon, USA July 16-22. Cost: $600 USD. Prerequisite: PDC or come July 15-16 for an Intro to Permaculture workshop ($120). Info: www.permaculture.us.com/foundations
LEARN ABOUT NATIVE PLANT MEDICINE; Sensory Herb Apprenticeship. 4 seasonal weekends at the beautiful Gaunts House retreat centre in Dorset starting September 2017 for more info www.sensorysolutions.co.uk
LONDON PERMACULTURE courses, various venues and various dates. Led by: The London Permaculture Network. For further details view: www.LondonPermaculture.com
NATURAL SWIMMING POOL courses in north Norfolk with David Pagan Butler. Quote ‘Perma-culture’ for a 25% discount when booking. Phone: 01263 585 022. Web: www.organicpools.co.uk
PROFESSIONAL & CERTIFIED TRAINING in organic/biodynamic gardening and farming. Online or full time two year work based apprentice style learning. 20 years experience in sustainable and holistic training for a better future. Bio-Dynamic Agricultural College. Web: www.bdacollege.org.uk
SPIRITUAL ACCOMPANIMENT FOR TODAY - September 2017 - July 2018. Course consultant: Professor Brian Thorne Grounded in our deep connection with earth and nature and drawing on teachings from East and West, this course is underpinned by the Person centred Approach. Based at the Norwich Centre with residentials at the Ringsfield Eco Centre. For full details download the course brochure - www.norwichcentre.org
JUSTIN & EVELYN MARSH Permaculture Design Consultancy. Rural contracting and land management. Practical stewardship of land and resources. Advice, tuition and encouragement. Phone: 01539 431 158. Web: www.lakelandpermaculture.co.uk
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THE GREEN GATHERING 2017, 3-6 August. Powered by wind, sun and people! Music, dance, crafts, poetry, permaculture and low impact living. Adults from £85, Kids (under 11) free! A temporary offgrid community of like-minded people, just 18 miles from Bristol. www.greengathering.org.uk
IPEC's Seventh Generation Education: A Permaculture Teacher Training for Child & Youth Educators is being offered at Jean's Farm in Portland, Oregon, USA July 16-22. Cost: $600 USD. Prerequisite: PDC or come July 15-16 for an Intro to Permaculture workshop ($120). Info: http://www.permaculture.us.com/foundations/
ECCO STOVE wood fired masonry heaters provide an economical and highly efficient way of getting the most out of the least amount of fuel. To find out more contact our team on 01527 857 814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org www.eccostove.com Meet us at the South Downs Green Fair, Sunday 7th May 2017.
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
RAPANUI. 100% organic cotton. Design your own tshirts and sweatshirts, delivered to your door. Web: permaculture.teemill.co.uk
RAW, FRESH, MADE-TO-ORDER DINNER KITS of curry pastes, unusual sauces, soups and rice flavourings for that home-cooked taste. There are vegetarian and allergen free kits alongside traditional Thai, Indian and Singaporean recipes. Saves you time and storage. No preservatives, no salt, no sugar added, chilli in separate sachet so you can tailor the spice level. For full details view: www.MisterPaste.co.uk
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: www.green-shopping.co.uk
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. email@example.com www.veggiepower.co.uk
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
YURT POLES, coppiced sweet chestnut available now, also selection of sweet chestnut poles, many sizes. Ben: 07966 193 154 or email@example.com
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ECOTRICITY the world’s first green electricity company: www.ecotricity.co.uk/permaculture
FREE VIDEOS TEACHING organic and permaculture food growing, over 300 videos available with new uploads every Friday. Videos have recently featured composting, scything, mulching, growing and much more. Find out more by going to huwsnursery.com/videos, or search HuwsNursery on YouTube.
PHONE COOP. Phone, broadband and business telecoms: www.thephone.coop/home
SEED CO-OPERATIVE COMMUNITY SHARE OFFER. Be part of a resilient food future for the UK. Full details of withdrawable share applications and donations at www.seedcooperative.org.uk. You can also buy your organic and biodynamic seed from us!
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VERM-X is the only company in the world that exclusively focuses on producing natural intestinal hygiene products for animals. Our award winning formulation is available for a wide variety of animals and is gentle on the gut and digestive system. Web: https://verm-x.com/permaculture
BEAUTIFUL, RUGGED PEMBROKESHIRE. Two eco-friendly, converted barns on small-holding. Each sleeps 4. Coastal path 2 miles. 01348 891 286. Email: email@example.com 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
CAPE TOWN, South Africa. Self-catering holiday apartment for short term rental on bio-intensive organic vegetable urban farm. Accommodates 2 people. Quote "Permaculture" for 10% discount. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to be sent full details.
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 separate bathroom. Sleeps 2. £250 pw. Phone: 07583 980 767. Email: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
HOLIDAYS IN NATURE. Self-Catering Eco Accommodation at a scenic west Wales nature reserve. Call 01570 493 358 or visit www.denmarkfarm.org.uk
LOT ET GARONNE SUNNY SW FRANCE. Comfortable room for two with ensuite within main house. Use of kitchen. Organic garden produce as available. Sunny terrace and quiet garden. Close to areas of interest. €220 per week. Tel : +33 553 753 889. Email: email@example.com
RUBY’S ORCHARD Exclusive-Use Camp. North Devon, between Dartmoor/coast. Easy-camping; pre-erected 5m Bell Tent, beds, equipped kitchen tent, compost loo, shower. No mains electricity. Barbecue/firebowl, hammocks, your personal use only. www.rubysorchard.co.uk
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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FRIEND is a vegan animal sanctuary established in 1994 by the late Marion Eaton, home to 100 rescued farm animals. It is 10 acres based in rural Kent. We are working towards creating a resilient future combating animal, human, ecological and food issues using permaculture as a framework. Volunteers, designers and donations welcome! Find out more at www.friendanimalrescue.org.uk and www.facebook.com/friend.rescue.fanpage Summer festival 14-16 July 2017.
LIVING OPPORTUNITY near Pyrenees, Spain. I've spent the last 12 years restoring a ruin and establishing a garden with the help of volunteers in a once abandoned, off grid hamlet in Huesca province, Aragon. I 'm going to be spending more time in the UK from now on but its a great place and it would be a pity if it weren't to be used. There's a self contained flat (small but nice) and you'd have the run of the garden if you wanted. Electricity is solar and water is from rainwater collection so that's all free (a car is kind of essential though). I wouldn't ask for rent but would expect basic upkeep needs to be met and a minimum commitment of three months. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I can send photos, talk through skype/ whatsup.
MONKTON WYLD COURT, is an educational centre for sustainability, has an intentional community who maintain the neo-Gothic mansion, 11 acres, dairy farm, walled vegetable garden and B&B business. We currently have vacancies in housekeeping, kitchen and the office www.monktonwyldcourt.co.uk
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SEEKING A MANAGER & IMPLEMENTER ON IBIZA SMALLHOLDING. We are a young and vibrant family living on our farm in the North of Ibiza. We are looking for someone with experience in Mediterranean Permaculture & Organic Horticulture to Evolve, Manage and Maintain our smallholding. We need someone content in their own company, self-propelled, hard working and committed. Its important to be open to a variety of different jobs from the mundane to the more complex such as helping us design a crop rotation for the garden or a greywater system. We want to invest in this person so we ourselves can learn from them and begin the process of mastery when it comes to creating further autonomy with regards to our food supply, bee-keeping, caring for our fruit trees, managing our livestock and in general regenerating the land. Housing provided, salary TBC , Monday – Friday 9-5pm. Email: email@example.com
VACANCY FOR ESTATE/GROUNDSPERSON. A brilliant opportunity has become available for the role of estate and grounds person at a beautiful seventy acre estate located in North Oxfordshire. We have a diverse range of habitats that are managed using organic principles. Our aim is to achieve a balance between aesthetics and wildlife. We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated individual to become a part of our small, friendly and knowledgeable team.
• Relevant machinery experience using toppers, Kubota tractor, two wheel tractor, strimmer’s, brush cutter, shredder, pedestrian and ride-on mowers
• Physically fit and willing to work outdoors in all seasons
• Experience and understanding of estate and grassland management
• Excellent communication skills: You will be required to work sympathetically and co-operatively with the owners
• Chainsaw certificate
• An interest in property maintenance, hard landscaping and, or horticulture could be an advantage
Upon completion of a three month prob-ationary period: We are offering a permanent, full time position with a competitive salary. Hours: 8 to 5: Monday-Friday. Accommodation may be available for the right person. If you are interested in this position please submit a covering letter and your CV to Mrs Judy Kleinman. Closing date 31st May 2017. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you have further questions about this role please call Mrs Kleinman on: 07720 299 959
VEGGIE/VEGAN Eco community SW Coast 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
WATCH THIS DOCUMENTARY A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity for free online at http://happenfilms.com/a-simpler-way. The film follows a community in Australia that formed to explore and demonstrate a simpler way to live in response to global crises. Throughout the year-long experiment the group practises permaculture, builds tiny houses, and learns how to live in a community.
WE ARE SEEKING a hard-working, experienced gardener/groundsperson for our music-focussed centre who’s sympathetic to our permaculture-based principles; lovely 9 acre mid-Devon site, (fantastic organic kitchen garden and grounds; buildings undergoing conversion.) 2-3 days p/w, to start ASAP. More info: email@example.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)
CENTRAL BRITTANY, FRANCE – a quirky stone and cob cottage with views of the adjourning fields, ¾ acres of land, remains of an old orchard, recently renovated, a great holiday home or a writer’s retreat, 97,000Euros. Contact Julia on 07941 078 267 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CORNWALL. Large traditional farmhouse in a beautiful sheltered valley on far south west coast. Nanquidno has over 2 acres of mostly woodland, a pond, polytunnels, vegetable garden and several outbuildings. More details on our website: www.nanquidnofarm.co.uk
ECO RETREATS FOR SALE - very well established (13 years) 3 Tipis and 2 Yurts 'glamping' retreat business in the Dyfi Valley, Mid Wales. PLEASE NOTE - the land is leased and is not included in the sale. All structures, furnishings, excellent loyal client base, great marketing outlets and website included. www.ecoretreats.co.uk £45,000 email responses only to email@example.com
EUROPEAN LARCH CABIN, Neolithic Kilmartin Glen, in 4acres plus native woodlands, ancillary bothies and woodshed, track access and parking. £49,500. For further details please phone Woody Morrison, 07900 473 493 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HOLIDAY COTTAGES AND HOME. Five self-catering cottages and adjacent house with gardens. Thriving business in countryside near popular Ludlow, set in acre of land managed organically. Green Tourism Business Scheme: GOLD. Solar panels. Great walking, wildlife, views. £795,000. Contact: 01547 540 441. www.mocktreeholidays.co.uk
NORMANDY FARMHOUSE 200m2 in 2.5 hectares. (adjoining 7 hectares available separately). Living room. 3 beds, shower room, toilet. Cellars, stable/byre. attic for development, attached garage 40m2. outhouse. pleasant rural neighbourhood,10 minutes market towns 30 minutes coast. £55,000. Contact email@example.com
NORTH DORSET CO-HOUSING ‘Threshold Centre’ has meditation, self-management and Permaculture as its core values: visit for tea on the first Saturday of each month, or see our website to be updated on property sales, room vacancies and rentals. www.thresholdcentre.org.uk
SHROPSHIRE/WALES BORDER. Secluded but not isolated 2/3 bedroom, single storey, recently renovated and extended (2014) Victorian railway cottage on the Heart of Wales line (10 trains per day). Photovoltaics, double glazing, excellent insulation, two woodburners (one for central heating and hot water), hardwood conservatory, very low outgoings. Garden with mature shrubs and trees, large organically managed veg growing area, greenhouse,workshop with light and power, shed. £320,000. For more information please text 07935 221 983 with your contact name and number.
SPANISH FARM HOUSE. Already in use for self sufficiency. Approx. 90m2 build, 2,500m2 land, mixed fruit trees, 200m2 veg plots, plus much more. Stunning mountain views. Las Alpujarras region of Spain. €249,000 (approx. £210,000). For further details view: https://farmhousespain.wordpress.com
WANT TO BE FAR from the Madding Crowd? Lovely rustic Trullo and villette could be for you. In the Heart of the Golden Triangle of the Itria Valley, Puglia. Sleeps 6 to 8. 2 bathrooms, 4 1/2 acres. Fruit, nut, Olive trees. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WANTED MODERN PROPERTY preferably bungalow. Rural position with no immediate neighbours away from main highways and near coast. Established orchards, fruit and veg growing areas and greenhouses needed. Tel: 01248 430 884
WANTED TO BUY in Wales min 1/2 acre land prefer more, anything considered, remote no neighbours, level if possible, max price £5,000. Phone: 07725 197 461 or email email@example.com
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VEGAN ORGANIC FARMING & GROWING promotes permaculture using green manures and composts. Environmentally and animal friendly, sustainable growing - step into the future with the Vegan Organic Network. For magazines, DVDs, course details, info and support see www.veganorganic.net or ring 08452 235 232.
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.
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Black2Nature - Race Equality in Nature, is a black-led group formed with the aim of getting Black, Asian and Minoirity Ethnic people of all ages out into nature. The group wish to hear from people who would like to join, support or contribute. For details email: email@example.com
FREE Looking for home in Ireland for two horses. Sound in every way, 100% safe. Gentle riding only if at all, perfect grazers/companions, great with other animals. Natural horsemanship trained. Contact Freya Bartels 0879 764 573.
HELLO! I’m looking for an inspiring space for short term living accommodation for myself (Julie) and my dog for around 3 months, maybe longer (starting asap). I’m open to ideas, areas, size of space and even budget! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
LONDON PERMACULTURE FESTIVAL, Sunday 30th July 2017, Regent’s Park, UK. Volunteers wanted for the day. View and contact via: londonpermaculturefestival.com
PM & our readers support permaculture communities globally who do not have access to currency. They request key texts & wish to communicate with people who can mentor or volunteer with them. Click the ‘Donate’ button in the top right hand corner of www.permaculture.co.uk to contribute. Keep your eyes on our Classifieds & News & Events pages for details of those seeking support.