A WWOOFing Break in Devon

Lake on Dartmoor
April 7, 2016 0 Comments

We’ve just returned back from our family ‘holiday’ – a very enjoyable week’s WWOOFing on a small-scale permaculture farm in the beautiful Devonshire countryside.  For those of you that don’t know, WWOOF stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms and is an organisation that teams up willing volunteers with hosts in order to learn …

The chickens have arrived!

October 12, 2015 0 Comments

On Saturday, we moved our two flocks of chickens from our garden at home over to the walled garden at Carlton on Trent.  They have a lovely big wooden chicken house and a penned area to scratch around in.  We’ve currently located the pen around the base of the largest plum tree so that the …