Creating Connections

Wow what a busy and energetic day! Thanks so much to the volunteers this week for a cracking job! Thanks to Alex for the superb mown pathways which provide clear access into and around the orchard, these connect with existing paths to create a more cohesive park space and allow for a meandering walk through…

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Cae Bodfach Tuesday sessions

We are down at Cau Bodfach every Tuesday for a couple of hours from 11am – 2pm where we are maintaining the community orchard and making plans for future developments. We are hoping to work with the local school on a new willow project at Cae Bofach which demonstrates an interesting way that farmers can…

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The orchard-visiting Wassail

Wassail has its roots in In the cider-producing West of England (primarily the counties of Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Herefordshire) wassailing also refers to drinking (and singing) the health of trees in the hopes that they might better thrive. However it seems appropriate to create our own version to suit the ambitions of the…

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First Day of Busoga High School Permaculture Club!

June 3rd 2017 saw the first meeting of Busoga High School’s new Permaculture Club! Students at the school have been working with members of the ‘Saving the Planet, One School at a Time’ team to develop a permaculture design for their own school and wider communities. These are precisely the same initiatives we want to…

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First Images from School Photography Project

The first images from our photography project with Year 10 students at Llanfyllin High School have come in, and they look great! The following represent just a portion of the images pupils have created, more will be uploaded in the coming weeks so keep your eyes peeled!

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Animism and the Personhood of Ecosystems

“I am convinced that in the somber decades to come, the end of the world ‘as we know it’ is a distinct possibility…when this time comes (it has already come in my opinion) we will have a lot to learn from people whose world has already ended a long time ago – think of the…

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GCSE Photography Students at the Community Orchard

We have just received some more photographs and a little write up from Louise Bass, Photography Teacher at Llanfyllin High School: My year ten Photography class have been working with the Llanfyllin Transition Project to produce banners and a booklet cover. Very kindly Jack Hunter came in to introduce the project to help fuel ideas…

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