After over a year of organisation, planning, to-ing and fro-ing from the city with different documents, we are finally here! A travelling food business, seasonal, organic and delicious. Hopefully beginning to make a living doing what we love. Right now I’m sat in a café in Avilés enjoying some free wifi whilst Susan and Nik set up the stand for the morning. This winter we’re … Continue reading SAZÓN
It seems, after two years of experimentation with the seed starting to harvest cycle, that every serious gardener needs a greenhouse. Continue reading “Building a Lean-To Greenhouse on a Stone Cabin”
It’s interesting how the word ‘social’ can be used in both fun and absolute opposite contexts. Continue reading “Summer Social”
Life has become very chicken-orientated. The day begins by opening the coop, lifting the feeder to release soaked and fermented corn, and letting the hens run wild. It ends by gently encouraging two or three hens, though ideally all of them, back into the coop and lifting any remaining ones into their nest for the night. And of course, there’s everything in between. I’ve found … Continue reading Hens and garden
A lot has happened since I last wrote about buying a van and getting new doors and windows. Namely, that the van has been bought and the door and windows are in. As the seller said, it took a little while to adjust to her, but little old LE (that’s her number plate) has definitely changed our lives. The neutral, or punto muerto, isn’t … Continue reading Hermanas Asturianas
Permaculture is a word that’s used a lot in the field of working with the land. When we first started using workaway, we’d see a lot of projects using the tag ‘permaculture’, and as it was alongside such labels as ‘self-sufficiency’, ‘eco-living’ and ‘community’, our interests were piqued and we decided to learn more. Who is Permaculture for? Anyone working with the land. In a … Continue reading What is Permaculture?