Mel was an extraordinary person, who made all who visited immediately at ease and at home. It was typical of many stories I heard about how she related to people; she would fully see and accept them for who they were, no judgment, a rare quality
Tue 11 Aug 2020
In this video, Chris shows the gardens and orchards and some of his experiments at Applewood Permaculture Centre.
Wed 05 Aug 2020
Sol-Haven is ideally placed to offer support, inspiration and education to those who seek a little more self-reliance. This post tells of how one permaculture site has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. As panic buying led to empty supermarket shelves, people became understandably concerned about food security. Many have become interested for the first time in ‘growing their own’ as sales of vegetable seeds online have soared and even poultry keeping reportedly increased. Sol-Haven are one of the organisations in their locality that prepare and cook food for homeless people and also provide online support to people due to lockdown, helping people stay mentality stimulated and physically active.
Tue 28 Jul 2020
Forest gardeners review The Medicinal Forest Garden Handbook This book is aimed at those planning a medicinal forest garden for self-sufficiency or profit. This attractive, well presented book with lots of photographs uses clear, plain language.
Tue 09 Jun 2020
Our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What does it mean for the organisation, what resources might be helpful to ou, how are members designing in response?
Mon 30 Mar 2020
Handmade soap with flowers curing
Sarah Cossom talks about a collaborative creative partnership formed at last year's European Day of Sustainable Communities.
Wed 25 Mar 2020