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DIY Fruit Tree Grafting

This is the first post for a long time, but I just have to share this! Faced with having to bridge-graft some almost wholly ring-barked young-ish apple-trees (thanks sheep! – though it was my fault for not keeping on top … Continue reading

18. May 2018 by admin
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LoopyFood.net is Live – Find Local Organic Food & Community!

I have recently launched LoopyFood.net – my directory of local organic (and similar) food and much more – it is intended to make organic and biodynamic food much easier to find, whether that is food producers, retailers, markets, cafés, restaurants … Continue reading

30. March 2016 by admin
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Just about says it all …

I have been rather slack at blog-posting of late – due to spending time on a forthcoming launch of a directory of local organic food (and much more!). I have, however, just read an article that sums up so neatly, … Continue reading

13. October 2015 by admin
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International Transition Conference 2015 – Seale Hayne

I will be attending the 2015 International Transition Conference at Seale Hayne near Newton Abbot this weekend. It promises to be a very interesting weekend, in particular with lots of interesting food-related projects and initiatives being discussed. I have a … Continue reading

14. September 2015 by admin
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Dexter Beef Time-Limited Special Offer: 15% Discount on Purchases over £30

Up until 26th June 2015 I am offering a 15% discount on purchases of Dexter Beef over £30. This is so that I can make some freezer space available for Shetland Hogget later this Summer. A range of cuts are … Continue reading

11. June 2015 by admin
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Watching the Weather: Beyond the BBC/MET Office

Working outside daily and in a ‘calling’ that is ever-dependent on what the weather (and climate) is doing, I have developed a range of sources for keeping up to date with short- and long-term forecasts of events and trends. Sure, … Continue reading

25. October 2014 by admin
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Registering & Ordering the Organic Veg Boxes

First Weekly Organic Veg Box Collection: Friday 24th October I am setting up a local Collection Point for Shillingford Organic Veg Boxes: once ordered, weekly boxes will be delivered as a batch for collection adjacent to Liverton Village Hall (Old … Continue reading

11. October 2014 by admin
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Slow Farming, Slow Food & Sh*t

One of the many permaculture principles from the literature is: Use Small & Slow Solutions. I was asked to write a small Permaculture Explained back-page article on this for the Permaculture Association members’ newsletter a little while back. The article … Continue reading

18. September 2014 by admin
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Organic Vegetables Anyone?

Organic Vegetables/Salad in Ilsington & Liverton? I would dearly like to be able to grow enough organic vegetables/salad at Arcady to be able to offer them for sale to local people, but efforts to involve others in setting up a … Continue reading

09. September 2014 by admin
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Resilience-Building Cycle for Smallholders (& Other Land-Based Projects)

I gave a couple of talks at the Green Gathering this past weekend, focusing on what I am calling ‘Pastoral Permaculture’ (to follow in another blog post) and ‘Resilient Smallholding’. It’s the latter of these that I’d like to focus … Continue reading

06. August 2014 by admin
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