Category Archives: Volunteer Workdays

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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March Volunteer Workday

The next Trust Volunteer workday will be on Sunday 13th March, 10.30 – 4pm. We will be finishing up the last of the hedge laying of the season. Please contact us if you are planning on coming (so we can … Continue reading

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Next Volunteer Workday

The next Trust Volunteer workday will be on Sunday 13th December, 10.30 – 4pm. We will be coppicing some Laburnum with the aim of re-invigorating the trees and harvesting some usable timber for building, fence posts etc Please contact us … Continue reading

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Permaculture in Action

The next workday at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust (nr Newcastle Emlyn) will be on Sunday 10th May, 10.30 until 4-ish. May is a busy month, but if you find yourself free perhaps you would like to join us for some … Continue reading

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January Volunteer Workday

If you feel like getting out into the fresh air and doing some work in good company after all the festive feasting, then maybe our first volunteer workday of 2015 is what you need! This month’s workday will be on … Continue reading

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February Workday – Ram Pump Preperations

The February Workday was dedicated to carrying out some preparation work ahead of installation of a Ram Pump from a spring on the Trust land to pump water to the top of the farm. Ram pumps are ingenious devices that … Continue reading

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Volunteer Workdays 2014

Information about and dates for Volunteer Workdays at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust can now be found on their own page, here. This is a great opportunity to visit the Trust, learn more about what we do, get involved with a … Continue reading

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December Volunteer Workday

Felling the last Laburnum trunk with an axe During a lovely sunny day, we finished coppicing the Laburnum. Above is a picture of Nick felling the last trunk with an axe. Below, the stool after the last trunk had fallen. … Continue reading

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Coppicing Laburnum on a Volunteer Workday

The laburnum stools we are coppicing. A volunteer using the felling axe. Eight of us gathered on Sunday 13th October for our Volunteer Workday. The main task of the day was to begin coppicing some Laburnums. All of the work … Continue reading

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Volunteer Workday – Coppicing Laburnum, Sunday 13th October

Mature Laburnum in full flower in a hedge at the Trust The next volunteer workday at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust will be on Sunday 13th October, 10am until about 4pm. This month the plan is to coppice some aged laburnum … Continue reading

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