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Roundhouse Walling Wish List

The coming spring is greening up the roundhouse roof beautifully. But we need walls… Ahead of the next stage of the roundhouse build, we are looking for some natural / reclaimed materials. Below is our wish list – let us … Continue reading

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Roundhouse Building Workshop – Part Three, The Walls!

Roundhouse Building Workshop – Part Three, The Walls! Saturday 25th April – Wednesday 29th April This workshop has been postponed. Please get in touch if you are interested in coming and we will let you know when a new date … Continue reading

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Compost Toilet Building Workshop

Come and help us build a Wheelchair Accessible Compost Toilet at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust! During the course you will: Help create a small timber framed building and compost toilet infrastructure, using sustainable and reclaimed materials. Learn about the benefits … Continue reading

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We built a Wind Turbine…

…and here she is, spinning away in the sunshine! Left is the team who assembled for our wind turbine building workshop. Over 5 days, Jonathan Schreiber (center) led us through the process of building a Hugh Piggott designed 3F wind … Continue reading

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Building a Compost Toilet Workshop

During this weekend workshop you will help build a composting toilet at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust. Led by an experienced timber builder, you will learn about the benefits of composting toilets, the principles behind the design and fully construct a … Continue reading

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Dyeing Wool with Plants

A Natural Dyeing Workshop led by Susan Martin was held at the Trust today, and an enjoyable event it was. Susan took us through the whole process of dyeing, including mordanting the wool so that the dyes will fix, collecting … Continue reading

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First Scythe Course of the Season

We held our first Introductory Scythe Course of the season on Saturday. With such good grass growth this spring, the course was full with a waiting list as well! Here is a nice summery of the day by one of … Continue reading

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Buds Breaking on the Grafted Apple Trees

The buds are starting to break open on the trees grafted on our recent Apple Tree Grafting Workshop, as can be seen in the photo below. A satisfying sight! Buds starting to open on a recently grafted Bardsey apple tree

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Sustainable Collection of Lichen for Dyeing Wool

All this wild weather has blown down a lot of branches and twigs around the Trust. It is an ill wind that blows no good they say, and on the advise of Susan Martin, we have been busy collecting any … Continue reading

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First Scythe Course of 2013

The first Introductory Scythe Course of the year was held on 25th May. 8 people joined us for a enjoyable and thankfully dry day. For a full report on the day see the Scythe Cymru website. Our next Introductory Scythe … Continue reading

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