Tag Archives: gardening

Permaculture: The Growing Edge film showing in Glastonbury

8 Jun

Our Transition Glastonbury Food group have organised a film showing of newly released documentary – Permaculture: The Growing Edge. Following the film will be a talk from local world-renowned permaculture designer, Patrick Whitefield. It will take place at 7:30pm at Tor Leisure on Tuesday 5th July. About the film: Described as an antidote to environmental […]

Group Visit to Monkton Wyld Court

6 Jun

Yesterday I joined 20 others from Glastonbury and surrounding areas to visit LAND centre Monkton Wyld Court in Dorset.  Organised by our Transition Glastonbury Food Group, the visit was funded by the Permaculture Association’s Learning and Network Demonstration Project. After weeks of organisational faff, emails left, right and centre, it was finally the day of […]

Brook End Observations, Beltane 2011

3 May

As the cycle of the year turns, I am still recording the changes at Brook End.. here are some photos from Beltane. See all of them here.

Food Survey

1 Apr

If you are a Glastonbury local reading this site, please take a moment to complete the Transition Glastonbury Food Group Survey. It will help us to know which areas of work we need to be focusing on to develop a resilient local food system. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MNK97LP

Maintaining an Orchard

25 Mar

It may have been a few months ago but as I am trying to document everything I am doing for my diploma, I thought I’d do a little write up of a course I went on in January. Maintaining an Orchard, 25th January 2011 After successfully getting lost in the farmland of South Somerset, I […]

Book Review: Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture

21 Mar

This book has recently been published in Positive News, Issue 67, Spring 2011. To subscribe please see here or pick up a copy at your local whole food store, community centre or environmental project. Book Review: Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture A Practical Guide for Farms, Orchards & Gardens Sepp Holzer is an Austrian Farmer who has […]

Permaculture in Prison

19 Mar

I get asked a lot about my background and so I thought I’d write about my experiences in the open. A lot of people will know about my time spent inside through a quick google of my name. Rather than have people believe the near-on lies in the papers released at the time of my […]