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Hand Hay Making at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust

The Trust has 6 acres of wild flower meadows. Hand hay making plays an important part in their management. Below is a short video that will give you an idea of the kind of work we are doing.

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All Year Round – Lammas Celebration

Our next All Year Round Celebration will be for Lammas. Join us from 7pm on Tuesday 1st August for songs around the fire. Overnight camping welcome by arrangement.

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Moth Celebration – Moth and Bats Species List

Here is the full list of species of moths identified during our recent Moth Celebration. It’s worth a read just for the wonderful names. Thanks to Sally Hall for helping us identify them all, and to Isabel Macho of Carmarthenshire … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice / Moths Celebration

Join the All Year Round group from 4pm on 24th June for an afternoon of fun and activities (including wildflower labyrinth and moth themed crafts) followed by a bring and share supper and camp fire. We will then be setting … Continue reading

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Open Morning for National Meadows Day

Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust will be holding a (slightly late) open morning on Saturday 8th July for National Meadows Day. The Trust manages a 20 acre smallholding in West Wales, including six acres of traditional meadow, rich in species such … Continue reading

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All Year Round – Spring Equinox

The next All Year Round gathering will be on 19th March, from 2pm at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust. We will be doing some paper marbling. There will also be a treasure hunt, more seeds to plant in the AYR garden … Continue reading

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February Workday

The next Trust workday will be on Sunday 26th February at 10.30 am. We will be working on the permaculture garden and other plantings around the barn; weeding, mulching and maybe adding some new plants. We will also be pruning … Continue reading

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Coast and Country

Late last summer the ITV Wales programme “Coast and Country” came to talk to us about scything and hand haymaking here at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust. The episode is available here. Coast and Country, Series 4, Episode-17 The part recorded … Continue reading

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All Year Round – Imbolc

All Year Round’s first gathering for 2017 will be for Imbolc on the 5th of February, here at the Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust, 2pm-5pm. We will be making a wheel of the year garden, planting some Imbolc seeds and enjoying … Continue reading

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All Year Round Winter Solstice

Winter solstice is nearly upon us. We are celebrating the turning of the year at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust on 21st December, 2-5pm. The talented Henry Sears will be leading us in some festive singing, there will be a roaring … Continue reading

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