Foraging and the Future of Food – Saturday 27th February

foragingAn Evening with Owen Raybould – Nutrition researcher and Forager – on ‘Foraging and the Future of Food’.

Date: Saturday 27th February
Time: 7.30pm
Where: Friends Meeting House, 37 Scotts Road, Stourbridge, DY8 1UR (map)

Exploring different ways of bringing nature and wild ecology back into our food production. Including a short documentary and time for Q & A.

Owen’s talk will cover Permaculture, Re-forestation, Organics, Wildflower seeding, Herd and forest grazing, the importance of fungi in soil, and direct human involvement, such as Community Supported Agriculture.

  • Refreshments available
  • Entry by donation
  • All Welcome!

Eco Home Visit – Saturday 25th April

hobro-lodgeJoin us for Visit to Eco Super Home Hobro Lodge – Part 300 years, part 150 and part 15 years, mainly brick construction, detached, ‘permaculture smallholding’ with 6 acres.

Some of the measures installed: Biomass Boiler, Floor Insulation, Internal Wall Insulation, Low Energy Appliances, Low Energy Lighting, Roof Insulation, Solar PV Panels, Solar Water Heating, Water Saving Devices.

Date: Saturday 25th April, 2.30pm
Where: Hobro Lodge, Sladd Lane, Wolverely, Kidderminster Continue reading “Eco Home Visit – Saturday 25th April”

Earth Bag Building – 3 day practical course at Karuna

Earth bag buildingEarth Bag Building – 3 day practical course at Karuna (Church Stretton, Shropshire)

Date : 6-7-8 September
Led by : Julian Faulkner
Fee: £170 – includes all meals and refreshment over the 3 days

During the workshop you will learn the principles of how to build with earth using Super Adobe. Continue reading “Earth Bag Building – 3 day practical course at Karuna”

Permaculture 2 day course 31st July – 1st August

How to design sustainable places and lifestyles, with Angie Polkey, in liaison with Aberystwyth University

Dates : 31st  July – 1st August
Course fee : £50 – £40* (additional  £12 charge for meals provided)
Venue: Karuna Permaculture Project, Picklescott, Church Stretton, Shropshire