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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

HELP WANTED ON EXMOOR smallholding. Long term. Space available. Couples preferable. Please email mrpbtansley@gmail.com

HOUSE & GARDEN SHARE S.W. FRANCE organic gardener/writer/meditator (f) mid 60s offers change of scene. Stone farmhouse with 1 acre. €500 monthly all inclusive, minimum 6 months. Email: peri.gordon50@gmail.com

TO RENT SWANSEA/GOWER 7 miles. 3 bedroom cottage with 2 large stone outbuildings and static caravan. Set in an acre of ground on edge of tidal river. Off-grid. Own water supply close to M4. Accessed by long private drive. Surrounded by extensively farmed land grazed by native bred cattle and sheep. Contact: 07885 729 416.

COURSES

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 0800 328 4723 or info@acsedu.co.uk or visit www.acsedu.com

BEN LAW OPEN DAYS & COURSES. View: www.ben-law.co.uk

BRIGHTON PERMACULTURE COURSES. Various dates throughout the year. For further details phone: 07746 185 927. Web: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk D

AVID 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, dates and locations: www.designedvisions.com

FOREST GARDENING in Devon.Various dates throughout the year. 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 & COURSES. Various dates throughout the year. 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

THE LEAFU WEEKEND. 2nd - 4th June 2017. Why, how and what to do with Leafu. Also called leaf protein and leaf curd, Leafu is a rich food ingredient made from leafy plants. A practical weekend, we will experiment with different plants, using a variety of equipment. Camp in our beautiful peaceful campsite in Devon. Fully catered weekend. www.leafcycle.co.uk leafudevon@hotmail.com  

LONDON PERMACULTURE courses, various venues and various dates. Led by: The London Permaculture Network. For further details view: www.LondonPermaculture.com

MINDFUL CRAFTING RETREATS – a weekend of meditative community crafting. Companionship, meals, shared accommodation and room to expand horizons provided. Bring your own project, or choose from ours. All stunning Westcountry locations. Average price, £155inc. http://www.creativecontemplations.co.uk, Tel: 01837 849 103.

NATURAL SWIMMING POOL courses in north Norfolk throughout the year. Led by David Pagan Butler. Quote ‘Permaculture’ for a 25% discount on course prices when booking. Phone: 01263 585 022. Web: www.organicpools.co.uk

DESIGN SERVICES

JUSTIN & EVELYN MARSH Permaculture Design Consultancy. Rural contracting and land management. Practical stewardship of land and resources. Advice, tuition and encouragement. 01539 431 158. Web: www.lakelandpermaculture.co.uk

EVENTS 2016

Let us know about all of your permaculture events for 2017: tony@permaculture.co.uk

FOR SALE

2017 PERMACULTURE CALENDAR. Don’t get overwhelmed by all the bad news out there. With heartfelt and thought provoking images to adorn your wall you’ll find plenty to keep you inspired, while absorbing a design principle each month. £8.95 from www.green-shopping.co.uk

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.

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, www.implementations.co.uk

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 sales@eccostove.com. For further details please view: http://eccostove.com

FIRST TUNNELS – polytunnels. Grow all year round, various sizes. Phone: 01282 601 253. Web: www.firsttunnels.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. 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

RAPANUI. 100% organic cotton. Design your own t-shirts and sweatshirts, delivered to your door. Web: permaculture.teemill.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. chris@veggiepower.co.uk 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: volunteering@sustainability-centre.org

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

GENERAL

NOT SURE WHICH CATEGORY TO ADVERTISE IN? - have your ad placed here, contact tony@permaculture.co.uk 

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. 

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

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

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

UK ENVIRONMENTAL JOBS at www.environmentjobs.co.uk and International Jobs at www.environmentjobs.com

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 separate bathroom. Sleeps 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 2185 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. 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 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

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

ABRUZZO, ITALY. Opportunity to join isolated small holding (26 acres). Dramatic views of Gran Sasso, close to the National Park. Developing permaculture and arts community. Facilities to run income generating courses. Freehold full share (independent apartment) €90,000. Part share available. Also opportunities for volunteering. Email: susan_g_coates@hotmail.com Web: www.mandorlagreenart.com

EBB & FLOW LTD is seeking a holistically minded partner interested in helping to carry and develop the business into the future. We are a small company responsible for supply and installation of Flowform water sculptures. These embody a range of rhythmical flow patterns which have many ecological, agricultural and aesthetic applications. Salary negotiable according to needs and possibilities. For further information please write with a few sentences about yourself & your interest in water & send to info@ebbandflowltd.co.uk

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PERMACULTURE MENTOR urgently wanted to help via email with organic farming projects badly damaged by earthquakes in Nepal. They are facing severe water crisis and blockades. The team believe permaculture can provide solutions. If you feel you can help via email please contact Bec Ordish at the Mitrataa Foundation. Email: bec@mitrataa.org Web: www.mitrataa.org

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.

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)

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: £350,000.  www.hoathlyhill.com  01342 811 953.

BEAUTIFUL MODERN HOME on 1.25 acres (4,700 m2) for sale in the vicinity of Punta Negra, Uruguay, just two blocks away from the ocean and with stunning ocean and forest views. Three bedrooms, one en suite and a shared second bathroom. Open plan living/kitchen area, additional semi-enclosed barbeque area, large swimming pool heated with solar panels, irrigation system throughout. There is a shed with a vegetable/tool storage area, a small workshop and a small greenhouse used for starting seedlings. The gardens comprise an almost commercial-size area of vegetable beds, a few dozen fruit and nut trees, and extensive ornamental plantings geared towards bird and pollinator life. Over the past 8 years the number of bird species that visit or live at the house has grown exponentially. £400,000. margarita@marabierto.com +598 95 367 149

1.5 HECTARE PROPERTY, Serra de Monchique, Algarve, Portugal. Partly renovated 2-bed house, plus s/c studio annex. Situated at head of quiet valley with a great view. €60,000 ono. Contact lesleyamartin@gmail.com or telephone 07460 233 804 (UK number)

5 HECTARES (12.5 acres) of undeveloped land for sale in coastal Uruguay, just blocks away from the ocean, 10 mins away from the picturesque beach town of Piriapolis and 25 mins away from bustling Punta del Este. Surrounded by working farms, on the foot of a small hill, the plot enjoys stunning ocean views, reaching to the Punta del Este skyline. Over 200 small trees planted as pioneers a year ago and thriving. Some native trees. Electricity from the grid at the gate. £300,000. margarita@marabierto.com +598 95 367 149

FOR SALE WEST CORK: Timber Cabin on four acres, 8 miles from Bantry c. €100,000. Sheds, orchards, coppice woodland, gardens, large pond. Adjoining the Coomhola River. 3 miles from the nearest shop and Bantry bay, potential for small market garden or glamping business. Email rewilding5@gmail.com

4 BEDROOM HOUSE, 3/4 acres land with 3 polytunnels for sale on Shetland island of Unst - the island featured on BBC's Island Parish. Overs over £88,000. Contact davidhowitt678@btinternet.com or 01957 711 235 for full details.

GORGEOUS ARTS & CRAFTS 3/4 bed house (b.1906) + 1 bed Coach-house style barn conversion (used as holiday let) set in 1.5 acres near western Brecon Beacons. 2 outbuildings, art studio + 2 hen houses. 7 metre long prof greenhouse. £419,950 ono. Photos + agent: http://www.profilehomes.com/property-for-sale-wales-360 or contact Ingrid Hughes ingridbh@ideagarden.co.uk 

HOUSE AND 28 ACRES FOR SALE in Barbados. 6 Bedroom, 4 Bath. Ten acres of cocnuts, wild bees, watercourses and springs, ocean views. No chemicals used, total privacy. All offers considered. Youtube Cherita O'dell, Monkeys Run, +246 233 8888. barbadosrealestate246.com Monkeys Run. Great ecotourism and permaculture farm opportunity.

IN THE SOUTHWEST OF FRANCE, the Dordogne, in the triangle Bergerac, Les Eyzies, Sarlat! Nestled in the woods with a panoramic view over the Dordogne valley a charming off-grid property. For more information and photos please look-up: bienvenuechezviviane.over-blog.com. My email: vivianelaube@yahoo.fr

KILMARTIN GLEN, Argyll. Approx. 2 acres native woodland for sale on south east facing slope of potential World Heritage Status area (many Neolithic sites). £16,500. Please email Woody Morrison hoolethill@gmx.com or phone 07900 473 493.

LIMOUSIN, FRANCE. Small house for sale with approx. 4,000sq.m. land adjoining. Organic vegetable garden, soft fruit, mature and young trees. Small hamlet, countryside with forest and lakes. Small town 20km with excellent weekly market and local producers. More details: jinnydonnelly@gmail.com.

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

PRESTEIGNE POWYS. Converted Chapel up in the hills. Tin tabernacle & workshop. Borehole, bakehouse, clay oven. Nearly one acre field, coppice, orchard, garden. On school bus route. Wonderful views of hills, skies, stars, buzzards, kites & ravens. welshborderchapel.co.uk

REMOTE 4-BED FARMHOUSE in the Brecon Beacons, Wales. Recently renovated. One south-facing acre including veggie garden, chicken run, lawn and meadow. Walled patio to front. Views over countryside & Black Mountains. Underfloor heating in conservatory. £300,000 ono. Visit http://bit.ly/2a16qMf

SW FRANCE 1.4Ha fertile land with planning permission. Idillic rural surroundings. Sunny, flat and slightly sloping location, meadows, young orchard, production, mature trees, water, electricity, telephone, 3G, well, old ruins. Solar, wind and geothermal possibilities. Must see. €50,000. Contact SAM s.a.miller@me.com or +33(0)695 212 217

3 BEDROOM Northumberland cottage near Wooler, EPC B, log stoves, passive solar conservatories, solar panels.  Ensuite cabin with kitchenette. 1.5 acres of productive no dig garden self sufficient in fruit and vegetables with small willow coppice. Outbuildings include summerhouse, workshop, woodsheds, polytunnel, greenhouse, toolsheds and housing for 35 chickens. £355,000. Phone 01668 283 887.

WELL MAINTAINED 3 bedroom Italian home with olive trees, vineyard and amazing views.  Tranquil position in easy reach of airport, beaches and skiing. For further details please contact francesssgodwin@gmail.com or phone on 0044 7977 508 487.

TUSCAN PERMACULTURE DREAM PROPERTY located 10 minutes from Cortona. 4 Separate apartments, fully fenced, big greenhouse, in ground pool, plus tractor. School bus passing by. Currently run as holiday rentals. Fantastic location under the Tuscan sun. €870,000. Web: www.cortonafarmhouse.it

VERNACULAR DALES COTTAGE FOR SALE: 2/3 Bedrooms, gently repaired with SPAB approved traditional materials. Set in 1 acre of permaculture designed woodland garden with a labyrinth, producing organically grown soft and hard fruit, nuts and firewood with potential to integrate livestock. Situated between Bowland and Yorkshire Dales, 5 minutes walk from railway station, on the Way of the Roses cycle trail & with hyperfast broadband. Guide price: £275,000. Contact: 01524 251 343. Email: sales@davis-bowring.co.uk

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

PUBLICATIONS

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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.

SUSTAINABLE YOU: Resilience & Impact Coaching for Sustainability & Environmental Professionals. Coaching will support, challenge and inspire you - it will help you build confidence, clarity, momentum, resilience & impact. For a free discovery session email joey@sustainableyou.co.uk or visit www.sustainableyou.co.uk

WANTED

IS THERE SOMETHING YOU NEED or would like? A contact, community, help? Have your ad placed here, contact tony@permaculture.co.uk

HELP NEEDED FREELANCERS. Dornoch, Scotland. Fun new renovation project. Needs willing workers. DIY skills. Handyman/woman. Permaculture based. Near to great wildlife and beaches. Contact: 07790 949 140. 

LOOKING FOR A HOME to rent, cottage with garden to pursue / learn / teach permaculture principles Vegan couple with 14 month old daughter. Rural areas of Northern Counties England / Southern Scotland. Other areas considered. Affordable rent please. Contact Ian 07434 962 267 – ian.stuart@gmx.com

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