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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

RENT-FREE, 4-bedroom farmhouse on Irish permaculture smallholding, inc. 3 acres, an event space, visitor accommodation, 4 outbuildings and a cabin. Would suit individuals, couples or small group (up to 8 people) who want to tribe-up and live from the land, especially those with interest in culture (music, writing, art), rewilding a love of the natural world and a longing to reduce their dependency on money. If strongly interested, write to: Mark Boyle, Knockmoyle, Kylebrack, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland (with a little about yourself) to arrange a visit. Possibilities for cooporative ownership exist also.

COURSES

Does your permaculture course appear on our Course listings pages (77-79 in the print edition)? As with our classifieds they also appear on the digital/app editions of the magazine and on our website for the duration of each issue. For details email: tony@permaculture.co.uk

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 now world famous 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 make him an essential resource for woods people the world over. View: www.ben-law.co.uk

BRIGHTON PERMACULTURE COURSES. Various dates throughout the year. Phone: 07746 185 927. Web: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk

BROCKWOOD PARK SCHOOL. A vegetarian, international, alternative, boarding school for 14 - 19 year olds. Founded in 1969. View: brockwood.org.uk for more details.

BUTSER ANCIENT FARM, Hampshire. Learn traditional skills in a unique environment with houses from the Stone Age, Iron Age, Roman and Saxon periods. Woodworking, metalworking, blacksmithing, swordsmithing, jewellery, pottery, flintknapping, basket weaving, traditional crafts, herbal lore and more. 02392 598 838 www.butserancientfarm.co.uk

CHARLES DOWDING, growing since 1982, no dig organic gardening and teaching in Somerset, UK. Charles discovered quicker and simpler ways to grow healthy plants. For further details please view: www.charlesdowding.co.uk

CHICKEN KEEPING COURSES, all levels: Beginners; From Hatch to Despatch; Despatch, Pluck & Dress. VENUE: Quantock Hills, Somerset. LED BY: Cheryl Arvidson. WHEN: Regular dates throughout year. Web: http://greenmeadowpoultry.co.uk, Phone/Text: 07970 594 226

DAVID HOLMGREN courses in Australia with one of the founders of permaculture. For details view: http://holmgren.com.au

CHARLES DOWDING, growing since 1982, no dig organic gardening and teaching in Somerset, UK. Charles discovered quicker and simpler ways to grow healthy plants. Web: www.charlesdowdling.co.uk

DESIGNED VISIONS. Various permaculture courses with various tutors. For dates and locations view: www.designedvisions.com

EARTH ACTIVIST TRAINING (EAT) with Starhawk & Alfred Decker - Switzerland  6-20 July 2018 EAT is an intensive course combining theory with practical hands-on learning. Completion of the course earns participants a Permaculture Design Certificate – the foundation for further permaculture work. Participants will learn Permaculture design principles & techniques: https://associationlescoccinelles.weebly.com/coming-up.html

FOREST GARDENING in Devon. Various dates throughout the year. Led by Martin Crawford. Web: www.agroforestry.co.uk

GLENNIE KINDRED workshops, courses and talks. Various dates and locations view: www.glenniekindred.co.uk/workshops/index.html

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. Phone: 07454 086 172.. Web: www.spiralseed.co.uk

LONDON PERMACULTURE COURSES. Various venues and dates in and around London. Led by: The London Permaculture Network: www.LondonPermaculture.com

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

PATRICK WHITEFIELD ASSOCIATES. A wide range of courses in different formats for accessible learning. Online and residential courses. View: www.patrickwhitefield.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. BioDynamic Agricultural College. www.bdacollege.org.uk

PERMACULTURE WOMEN’S GUILD. Online Permaculture Design Course. Rolling enrollment, classes start in April 2018. This game-changing course features over 40 expert teachers from around the world, each offering a module that reflects her own specialised skillset and experience. In addition to the standard 72-hour certification curriculum, this offers extra modules on social and emotional permaculture. We aim to revolutionize online permaculture by requiring more hands-on practice than any other PDC. In short, if you study with us, you won’t just be empowered to talk about permaculture and design pretty gardens, but you’ll also have the tools to manifest your own broadscale designs, projects, and community programmes. Our teaching team is all women but all genders are welcome to enroll in the PDC. View: www.permaculturewomen.com

STEPHANIE HAFFERTY, seasonal plant-based recipes, organic no dig gardening, homegrown eco friendly potions from plants, edible garden design, permaculture, small-scale homesterading, living lihtly and abundantly. Web: www.StephanieHafferty.co.uk

TOMAS REMIARZ forest gardening expert. Contact for any of the following services: • Training programmes from short talks and workshops to in-depth courses • Mentoring service for forest gardeners, including site visits and face-to-face or remote tutorials • Collaborative design processes with groups including households, community groups, commercial or institutional clients • Site design, including singe visit walk-through designs, outline plans through to fully costed and scheduled plans • Food forest planting service including sourcing of plants and materials, site protection, ground preparation, planting of trees, shrubs and herbaceous layers • Site maintenance, repair and retrofitting • Development and execution of research programmes Web: http://reallifeforestgardens.com/

ONLINE
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DESIGN SERVICES

EVENTS 2016

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

EUROPEAN PERMACULTURE CONVERGENCE 2018. This year the EUPC is coming to the beautiful mountains of County Wicklow just an hour from Dublin in the Republic of Ireland, where we will be extending a thousand welcomes to Permaculturalists from right across Europe. The 5 day event will take place from 8th to 13th August 2018 at Knockree Hostel, County Wicklow and will be a dyna mic mixture of pre-scheduled speakers, workshops and open space on a diverse range of topics, though the theme for the week is 'New Partners for Permaculture: Reaching Beyond Our Edges' so this will also be very much a community building and networking event.
 In addition to the main event in Wicklow it is also intended that there will be 'Fringe' events taking place not only in Ireland but across Europe this summer, including Permaculture courses, talks, open days, networking and permablitz's.
 Attendance tickets to the EUPC cost €100 for the 5 days, or €25 for a day pass and there are a range of accomodation options onsite and nearby. 
There's much more info about the programme, tickets, fringe events and volunteering on our website at www.eupc2018.ie
 Social media links are https://www.facebook.com/eupc2018 and https://twitter.com/eupc2018
 We hope to see you there! 2018 EUPC Organisers Group
e: clairetemplar@googlemail.com
t: 00353 85 8828539
w. www.eupc2018.ie

OFF-GRID FESTIVAL. It's a not-for-profit gathering of people who practice, support, promote or looking for sustainable living. It's comprised mainly of workshops, talks and other community or person enhancing activities. It's very family friendly and aims to get kids involved and engaging with nature and learning to enjoy arts and crafts. There is of course music in the evening to ventilate! Subjects can be anything from agriculture to politics and energy production to story telling and arts&crafts:  http://offgrid-festival.co.uk/

SENIOR CO-HOUSING PROJECT near Lancaster. Official launch of this rapidly developing project on Saturday 17th March 2018, 10am- 4pm, at Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton, Lancaster, LA2 6ND. For further information email contact@cherithadams.com

THE UNIVERSE STORY: Understanding and Experiencing the Unfolding Story. A conference at the University of Winchester: Friday 29th June - Sunday 1st July 2018. Presented by ITP University of Winchester and GreenSpirit. With speakers, creative activities, discussion and more. Full details at: www.greenspirit.org.uk or phone Jo Wilson Tel: 01962 826 421

FOR SALE

BEAUTIFUL WOODEN JEWELLERY and combs. Exquisite designs lovingly hand carved in the Highlands of Scotland from rescued off-cuts of high quality hard woods. Individually crafted necklaces, earrings, brooches, kilt pins and more. Each piece unique.  Visit our on-line shop: www.woodlandtreasures.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 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

REMIN VOLCANIC ROCK DUST:  Demeter accredited, Scotland sourced, 360million years old, freshly crushed, finely screened, contains all minerals & trace elements for healthy soil and plants.  Autumn Offer to encourage application while soil still warm (!) – type “PERMACULTURE” in Remin on-line shop for 15% Discount. Tel: 01330 820 914. Web: www.reminscotland.com

SIMPLIFY is the new Album by Bob Hillary and the Massive Mellow. 12 Soulful folk reggae songs for a Calmer World. Simplify is an Album written in response to an age that seems to be pushing us to go ever faster & faster - to be working & living at a pace that many of us are reacting against. It is a response to all that our mad 21st Century is. It was recorded in a World music studio in Brixton & a rural Studio in Glastonbury. It was produced by Real World Studio's Producer Ben Findlay. Expect folky world Grooves with a message for an over-busy world. 'In a world that increasingly assaults our ears with glitches, beeps & ringtones there is need for something that grounds all this electricity. Bob's music does just that.' Music Week. Check out Bob’s website www.bobhillary.com for further details about his music, dates and videos/downloads. Buy: https://bobhillarymellow.bandcamp.com/album/simplify-3

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

EDIBLE LANDSCAPES, design, install & maintenance. Organic fruit and vegetables. Building beneficial relationships and bringing your garden to life. Let us do the hard work whilst you enjoy the homegrown harvest! Sussexbased. Phone: 07565  842 951. Web: www.solseedlandscapes.com

HELP A FAMILY grow their way out of poverty. Tree Aid works in dryland Africa using trees to alleviate poverty and protect the environment. You can support us by buying a tree from our Gifts that Grow catalogue: www.treeaid.org.uk/GiftsthatGrow

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

PLANTS WITH PURPOSE & APPLETREEMAN We have a range of soft fruit, herbs, fruit trees, & edible hedging in pots for sale at our nursery in Perthshire over the summer. We also run a range of courses for gardeners inclined to a more productive and wildlife friendly approach. www.plantsandapples.com

QUICK RETURN (QR) COMPOSTING. For compost activator, literature and information on this 80 year proven, fast and natural method of making fertile compost, visit www.qrcomposting solutions.co.uk or phone Andrew 01434 672 59 / 07500 895 052

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!

TRIODOS BANK: Small act big change. We’ll only lend your money to organisations that work to benefit people or the environment. If you open a Current Account, savings account or Cash ISA with us, we’ll give you a £40 voucher to spend at Permaculture Magazine’s online store when your balance reaches £100. Go to www.triodos.co.uk/permaculture-magazine for full terms and conditions. The current account can be opened by any UK resident aged 18 or over who meets the eligibility criteria. Interest rates may change. Tax savings depend on circumstances. This offer is limited to one voucher per new customer

TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE ACCOUNTING is managed by Peter Ellington Permanent Publications Financial Director. It Provides accounting and taxation services for social enterprises, charities, businesses, and individuals looking to build communities and with environmental concerns. For a free initial consultation call Peter on 07824 479 489. Email: peter@triplebottomlineaccounting.com Web: www.triplebottomlineaccounting.com

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

VISIONARY PODCAST of the World our Hearts Know Is Possible. Feel the change you wish to see. Deepen patterns of connection to Earth. Evoke Awe, Gratitude and Joy. Create a World where Everyone Wins. 10 mins/day, 5 days/week: http://chooseyourgrooves.com/ep000-visionarypodcast/

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

COME AND STAY in our Eco-house and Permaculture Land Centre. You will get your own selfcontained flat and our eggs, vegetables and homemade bread see www.ecodiy.org Find us on Airbnb or contact us direct (cheaper). Walking distance from the sea in Clacton phone 07747 847 624.

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

GARDENS OF PARADISE TOUR: visit all 3 Baltic States in 9 days and enjoy beautiful family homesteads on the way. Explore alternative vision of permaculture based country-side living. 10th-18th May 2018 or 7th-15th June 2018. www.gardensofparadise.eu

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

OFF-GRID HIDEAWAY in rural Catalonia. Beautiful mountain location, two bedroom selfcatering apartment, sleeps up to four people. Ideal for artists, walkers, cyclists, wine lovers and people interested in eco living. Email coppingfrances@ gmail.com. Web www.xaletpigall.com

OFF-GRID, RUSTIC & COSY SHEPHERD’S HUT in rural Mid-Wales for soul-nourishing, well-being-enhancing and creativity-boosting short breaks and retreats that don’t cost the Earth, literally! For bookings and/or more information, visit www.rural-and-rustic.wales/hut or ring Maryline on 01686 630 197.

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

TUSCANY: B&B in beautiful countryside near the sea. 2 bedrooms with private bathrooms on friendly WWOOF farm. Breakfast provided and possibility to eat dinner with the family (own, organic or local produce). Idyllic scenery – rolling hills, woodland and olive groves, good biking/hiking country. Beaches 10kms. Info and photos; Bridget noi.nove@gmail.com

VISIT, ENJOY AND RELAX. See Amsterdam’s most beautiful views from the water by travelling through their awesome canals. Be inspired, take a cruise. Visit http://amsterdamdiary.nl/

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

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

OPPORTUNITIES

BIODYNAMIC FARMER WANTED. Tablehurst Farm is a 500 acre mixed farm with beef, sheep, pigs, poultry, vegetables, farm shop, butchery, café and residential care in Forest Row, East Sussex. We would like to bring more expertise and experience onto the farm and we are looking for a farmer who would like to join the existing team. We are looking for a mature person, ideally with previous experience and a university degree in organic/biodynamic agriculture. You are a positive, energetic person, passionate about sustainable farming with a strong desire to improve and develop. This is a full time position. Salary depends on experience and living arrangements. For more information visit our website www.tablehurst.farm Please submit applications including CV and a letter of motivation to: djunghans78@gmail.com

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: equalityinnature@gmail.com

ENTHUSIASTIC PEOPLE WANTED to establish permaculture in olive grove, East Crete. As agronomist (ecol. sustainable!), work (alone) 110 olive trees since 2015. Preconditions rather sparse at moment, (caravan, open air sanitary facilities). Cannot provide earnings except stunning views. Happy to deliver detailed information on demand. Email: campolucci@posteo.de

HORTICULTURE TUTOR/COORDINATOR – Ruskin Mill Trust. An opportunity has become available for an urban grower to work with young people with special educational needs as part of their Practical Skills Therapeutic Education (PSTE) programme at Argent College in the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and motivated person with experience of running horticultural projects and organic methods who has  an openness to the biodynamic approach. Training in biodynamics will be provided. For more details please visit www.rmt.org/jobs.
 
HORTICULTURE TUTOR – Ruskin Mill Trust. We are seeking to recruit a gardener with experience of working in a social or educational setting. Based at Vale Head Farm a biodynamic farm in rural Staffordshire, young people with special needs come to learn and work as part of their Practical Skills Therapeutic Education programme at Glasshouse College, Stourbridge. The post holder will work directly with our students, teaching horticultural skills within the context of a working market garden. For more details please visit www.rmt.org/jobs

STRAW BALE CAFE MANAGER. Greenslate Community Farm was established by volunteers in 2012 to provide the community with locally and sustainably grown, highly quality food, and to raise awareness about the environmental impact of food production. Our café offers simple, home cooked food using high welfare produce and, wherever possible, our own, organically produced vegetables. We aim to increase awareness of and appreciation for seasonality and ethically produced food.
We are looking for an experienced cook to manage our small café and kitchen, creating exciting and healthy dishes which maximise the use of our own, farm grown produce, demonstrating the plot to plate ethos and promoting the value of super-fresh, organically grown food. The successful candidate will have a passion for food provenance and sustainability. The role will entail liaising with our growers to design seasonal menus with broad appeal including for vegetarian and vegan diets. In addition to the general café operation there will also be a requirement to plan and cater for regular community evens and also private functions. The farm provides opportunities for people with special needs to gain work experience, and the café manager will be responsible for directing a member of staff supervising a small number of students in the kitchen, as well as integrating this activity into the running of the café where possible. The position encompasses an administrative element including ordering stock, managing bookings, and record keeping to meet environmental health requirements.
Requirements of the role
•    Kitchen management experience including designing menus
•    Understanding of the ethical issues of farming and food production
•    Food Safety/Hygiene qualification (Level 2 minimum)
•    Planning and organisational skills
•    Creativity, adaptability and enthusiasm
•    Good communication skills and self motivation
•    Good organisational skills and record keeping
If successful at interview the candidate will be required to attend a trial shift in the kitchen.
Package
    Salary: £10 per hour
    Hours: 35 hours generally between 8.00am and 5.00pm, including regular weekend shift pattern and occasional evening work
    Workplace Pension
Please send a copy of your CV to info@greenslatefarm.org or post to: Greenslate Community Farm, Greenslate Road, Wigan WN5 7BG
Closing date: 25/5/18

CJS The Countryside Specialists since 1994 an information resource with each edition providing an insight into one specific area of the countryside and conservation sectors. CJS, The Moorlands, Goathland, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO22 5LZ. Web: www.countryside-jobs.com

EARTH WAYS has acquired a 15 acre paradise on the Isle of Skye and is starting a permaculture and nature based community. They are looking for members, helpers and loans. Find out more here: https://www.earth-ways.co.uk/rubha/

ECO-VILLAGE property in France seeks co-owners. A chateau property with outline permission for permaculture eco-village of approx. 20 eco-houses with 12.5 hectares/30acres land. Currently generating €45k p/a. Seeking a 2 or 3 like-minded with funds and skills. Currently 2 co-owners. Min investment: €250k. ruth@eco-chateau.com

ELEVATOR – The Good Job Network promotes jobs with social enterprises, charities and purpose driven companies. Job Seekers can sign up for free, create freelance profiles and earn money from referring their friends to ethical jobs. All the jobs on the site have been carefully curated to ensure they are all paid opportunities to make the world a better place. Find out more here: https://elevatorcafe.com

EVOLVING PERMACULTURE SITE in Southern France. Passionate land owners looking to welcome study groups to share the project. Peaceful potential amongst the oaks and olive trees. Sleeps 15, with eco-facilities and in-house veggie chef! Contact ellacade@wanadoo.fr or visit www.lapierreverte.eu

NORTHERN GRIT. I'm studying in London and work nights. I can offer two caravans for rent @ £50/week each. One has gas heating, one has a wood burner, both have kitchens and double beds. Excellent location for work or study in Leeds, Hudds, Castleford, Dewsbury or Bradford. Near J.39 of M1. I have 10 hives of bees and two allotments plus a large shed with bathroom/mains electric. Right next to the Calder & Hebble canal, easy cycling into town etc. Brilliant for foraging berries and apples. Dip your toes into smallholding life see what it's like? Get a feel for the industrial North, email me via my website please: http://littlehouse.garden/ email kaye@littlehouse.garden

RENT-FREE, 4-bedroom farmhouse on Irish permaculture smallholding, inc. 3 acres, an event space, visitor accommodation, 4 outbuildings and a cabin. Would suit individuals, couples or small group (up to 8 people) who want to tribe-up and live from the land, especially those with interest in culture (music, writing, art), rewilding a love of the natural world and a longing to reduce their dependency on money. If strongly interested, write to: Mark Boyle, Knockmoyle, Kylebrack, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland (with a little about yourself) to arrange a visit. Possibilities for cooporative ownership exist also.

SCOTLAND. Help develop a natural sanctuary in stunning wild Argyll. Suit enthusiastic couple with organic/biodynamic gardening, maintenance, building, landscaping skills. Exchange basis, e.g. Accommodation in exchange for 2 days per week work. For more information please email; suekali14@gmail.com

SIGN UP FOR GROW Observatory’s free online course, ‘Citizen Science: From Soil to Sky’. Starts 19 February 2018. Learn with other permaculturists about growing sites; plant health; climate; soil components; global soil challenges; regenerative techniques; landscape ecosystems; citizen science, fieldwork, GROW Observatory and more! www. futurelearn.com/courses/grow-from-soil-to-sky

THRIVE is a charity that uses gardening to bring positive changes to the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or those who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. It has three regional centres in Reading, London and Birmingham and shares its expertise and can assist organisations on design advice. For details: www.thrive.org.uk

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

WE ARE A SMALL international group of friends/neighbours living in an secluded village in El Bierzo, northern Spain. We want YOU to join us building, gardening, running around after goats etc. Families welcome. Details: finnmason@hotmail.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)

CANTABRIA, SPAIN. Two new passive-solar cob/straw bale houses with timber frame and green roof. On 4900m2 south-facing terrace with woodland and stream, in quiet village with amazing views. Santander 35min, Bilbao 50min. €135,000 each ono. Web: abrazohouse.org/for-sale. Tel: +34 673 694 781 (Robert)

CATALONIA 2.5 hect. olive/carob. 2 properties possible convert to one living space. 21m²/46m² (one new roof needed.) 2km village/River Ebro. Restaurant, cafes, swimming pool, olive mill. Beaches 25 mins. Tortosa/railway 11km. Reus airport 1 hr. Barcelona 2 hrs. €22,000. Email: carolineward95@hotmail.com

CENTRAL PORTUGAL Exquisite organically farmed small-holding, 2.5 acres, south facing with panoramic views of mountain ranges. An abundance of vines, fruit and olive trees, own water, firewood, vegetable gardens and flowers galore. Beautifully reconstructed house, workshop, sheds, two caravans. €249,000.  sumastarkie@gmail.com

COUNTY CLARE, IRELAND. Organic Smallholding on 11 acres. Renovated Stone cottage ,Large gardens, lots of fruit trees and bushes, 2 polytunnels. Grassland.Spring water supply Euro 240,000. Further details tel +353 656 835 924. Email: beaverfir@gmail.com

GORGEOUS SMALL DUTCH BARGE, moored Chelsea, comfortable for 1/2, newly refurbished, compost loo, full recent survey, OIRO £89k. Contact Tom 07973152796

HEREFORDSHIRE SMALLHOLDING, two houses on four acres, an opportunity for families or friends to share. Property comprising 2 x 3-bedroom semi-detached houses, barn, 4.4 acres of pasture, orchard, woodland and large productive vegetable garden. Edge of village location, buses, primary school, thriving community-run shop 1m, Applewood Permaculture Centre 4m, market town and railway station 3m: Offers in region of £525,000. Contact Pete, folley.farm@btinternet.com

IDYLLIC WELSH LONGHOUSE with self contained annex and convertible outhouses for sale near Lampeter Wales. 27 acres pasture, woods, orchards and own water supply. A mile from nearest neighbours and EMF friendly. Ideal for small community. £400,000 ONO. Contact Cathy Whitefield: shantilotus7@gmail.com for details.

IRELAND, COUNTY CLARE. Rural setting: Timber frame house on 1 acre, 3-4 bedrooms, plus self-contained annexe, large organically managed vegetable garden, polytunnel. Good sized shed, hen house, adjoining paddock. Workshop. Solid fuel central heating, wood burning stove.EPC=D1. €265,000. Contact: greenvalley@eircom.net On web: http://gvp.ie/cgi-bin/ICS/GVP/prevobj6.cgi?obj=GVP0000193

KILMARTIN GLEN, Argyll.Follow in the footsteps of our neolithic ancestors on 4 beautiful native woodland acres.Bothy,small barn,vehicle access and parking.£27,000. Tel Woody on 07900 473 493

LAND FOR SALE North Dorset. Approximately 6 acres amenity land in quiet rural setting, road frontage pasture, neglected orchard, own spring & small area of woodland with badger sett £75,000. Tel 01747 824 484

NEAR HYTHE, Kent Coast. 4 Bedroomed detached house, 0.6 acre garden with ponds, orchard, raised vegetable beds, weaving willow bed, wooded area. Double garage with office. Outbuildings. Backing onto Royal Military Canal and woodland. 10 minutes cycling to amenities and beach. OIRO £550,000. Email: claudie1664@gmail.com

NORTH DORSET Co-Housing Cottage for sale. Permaculture and Meditation (optional) practice. 14 households sharing 300 year old farmhouse ‘Hub’ five acre garden, polytunnel and orchard. Please visit our website, www.thresholdcentre.org.uk and look for vacancies and click on ‘the Byre’.

NORTH PEMBROKESHIRE Smallholding: 4-5 bed house, semi-detached 3 bed cottage for sale separately. Main property: 4.5 acres, 50’ polytunnel, kitchen gardens, fields, orchard, fencing, wetland, camping pitch. Optional: onsite profitable microbrewery. Excellent rural location w access to amenities. MUST SEE. Sasha 07950922295 a_kocho@aksphoto.me.uk

RURAL HIDEAWAY IN NORTHERN SPAIN. Large, well-maintained cabana with land near Infiesto, Asturias. Many facilities including large workshop. Peaceful, unpolluted setting with mountain/seaside activities. Daily flights from UK – 1hr 55mins. See https://comlay.net/asturias/ Offers over €50,000 (£43,000). Visits welcome.

NORTH PEMBROKESHIRE Smallholding: 4-5 bed house, semi-detached 3 bed cottage for sale separately. Main property: 4.5 acres, 50’ polytunnel, kitchen gardens, fields, orchard, fencing, wetland, camping pitch. Optional: onsite profitable microbrewery. Excellent rural location w access to amenities. MUST SEE. Sasha 07950922295 a_kocho@aksphoto.me.uk

6 ACRES NEAR EXMOOR. Mainly hay meadow and embryonic Forest Garden. Borehole and Spring. Polytunnel. Pole Barn. Non-residential conversion of calf shed with kitchen, office, bathroom with compost toilet. Off-grid. PV panels to batteries: 07989 443 716.

SMALLHOLDING @ LAMMAS ECO-VILLAGE: roundhouse, workshop, 150m2 glasshouse, planning permission for large eco-home, forest garden and nursery stock, off grid power, superb spring water, grazing, woodland, repaired soils, exceptional views. South facing, rewilded permaculture plot. Enjoys many benefits of location including indigenous local welsh community; close to Steiner school, Pembrokeshire National Coast Park and Preseli mountains. Short video on our website to get a sense of its character. Contact Jasmine and Simon Dale to apply/for more info: jasmine@beingsomewhere.net

SOMERSET ECO HOUSE AND 4 ACRES. Fertile south facing land near Exmoor, fantastic views to Blackdowns and Quantocks. Beautiful self-built off-grid house, timber frame and straw bale, 3/4 beds, currently arranged as two living spaces. Barn, polytunnels and outbuildings. Agricultural tie, ex-market garden. Offers over £405,000 mandy@sgmg.co.uk

3 BED FARMHOUSE, stunning views, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire. 2 open fireplaces. 4 acres wilderness, woodland. 1 acre beds, fruit trees, lawn, pond. Own water and firewood supply. Strong local permaculture group and sympathetic neighbours. £295,000. Details: howardoak@yahoo.co.uk

TWO MONGOLIAN YURTS set in 9.1 rolling acres of organic olive, almond, pine and holmoak trees, 15km from Málaga city centre in Southern Spain. 10km to the beach; small village 15min walk away. Spectacular panoramic sea and mountain views. 1.1kWp solar installation (room to expand) with backup generator. Terraced vegetable garden, small chicken coop, and own freshwater well. Spacious bathroom dug into hillside bedrock; two guest tipis, plus shed/workshop and well-managed compost toilet. Excellent stone and clay onsite for eco-building, incorporated in e.g. bathroom floor and walls. Wifi and landline. 148 000 euros; would also sell half. Ideal for family home, retreats/courses, or community. See tiny.cc/OffGridInMalaga for more details; tiny.cc/yurtpictures for  photos. Petergkflemming@gmail.com

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