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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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Shearing By Hand

It’s about three weeks since shearing was finished, but here is a photo of ‘flock-leader’ Dora half way through her clipping; we use Burgon And Ball hand shears (hand-powered shears – not hand-held electric clippers). With only a small flock, … Continue reading

02. July 2014 by admin
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Adapting the KSOP for Resilient Smallholding in the UK

This is the first of what will be occasional posts most likely to be of interest to the broader ‘permaculture community’ rather than customers of my produce, who might follow my blog to see what’s going on at the smallholding … Continue reading

29. May 2014 by admin
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In case you need cheering up …

In case you need cheering up after voting in this Thursday’s European elections – or maybe after purposely not voting – then why not head to Exeter for a Transition Exeter event, breezily titled: Planning for Emergencies and Preparing for … Continue reading

19. May 2014 by admin
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My Main Permaculture ‘Performance Plants’

This Article was recently submitted to the Devon Association of Smallholders for consideration for their monthly Update Magazine: One of the principles that is key to putting together a robust permaculture design, especially for a garden or smallholding is ‘every … Continue reading

01. May 2014 by admin
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Weather Extremes and Smallholding Resilience

Here is a link to a post I wrote for the Permaculture Association’s blog concerning recent and likely future impact of weather extremes on smallholders – focusing on the issue of water, and especially on using willow as a drought-insurance … Continue reading

01. May 2014 by admin
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