Permaculture Designing: Farm Visits, Site Planning & Forest Garden Research in Cheshire, UK

What a trip – we just got back from two weeks in the North West of England doing some permaculture design work on a 5 acre plot of land. Helen invited us to come and help her to redesign her farm after circumstances meant that she could no longer look after her sheep. She wanted something that was purposeful, low maintenance, and would spark joy. … Continue reading Permaculture Designing: Farm Visits, Site Planning & Forest Garden Research in Cheshire, UK

What is Permaculture?

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?