Tag Archives: living larders

Digging .. a rare sight

A lovely day, from sunrise to sunset ..
Very little soil is dug here these days, but there is satisfaction in preparing beds for taking cuttings for making more baby trees this month, along with setting other old weedy beds up for later in the year. Juicy worms were rehomed carefully:) 
More Living Larders to be given life..  🌳🌿🌞🐝🐔
And giving thanks for the slow recovery from fibromyalgia that allows me to be outside working in the sun. Birds are sunbathing too.

Campaign for local abattoirs

Across the country we need more local abattoirs AND more local butchery and storage facilities.. its not enough to be able to kill, we need facilities to hang for the best amount of time, and butchery to then make the best of the meat we have produced, for feeding ourselves, or selling to our local community.

https://www.localabattoirs.com/ :  Local, traceable meat is only possible with smaller local abattoirs
No smaller, local abattoirs means no local, traceable meat
The UK’s vital network of smaller local abattoirs is an essential part of the infrastructure for the supply of local meat. Farmers, butchers and caterers all rely on them.
We must ensure their continued viability
Our Purpose
The purpose of the Campaign For Local Abattoirs is to help ensure a sustainable future for a UK-wide network of smaller local abattoirs, through lobbying the UK governments to take urgent action, and by working with the industry and governments to find longer-term solutions to the problems facing the sector, including enabling the establishment of mobile abattoirs for on-farm slaughter. Report from 2018 http://sustainablefoodtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Re-localising-farm-animal-slaughter.pdf

Regenerative Agriculture / Permaculture links

the start of youtube collections, not in order ! nor are they complete, will be adding more always. 

Permaculture Youtubes
Regenerative Youtubes
Holistic management Youtubes
Worms Youtubes
Soils Youtubes 
Mealworms Youtubes
Tree hay youtubes
Bees Youtubes
Food Forest Youtubes 
No Dig Youtubes
Rewilding Youtubes
McMaster faecal test Youtubes
Alternative fibre Youtubes – nettle, flax
Old Skills you tubes
Scything youtubes
Trees and Wood youtubes
Fruit veggies herbs youtubes
Butchery Youtubes
Bacon sausages hams youtubes

Rebecca Hosking vimeo – A farm for the future 
Rebecca Hosking Village Farm

Bealtaine Cottage on YouTube.

Local Mob Grazing farm (An Sailean, Lismore)     : Winter : Spring :  Summer
article on Knepp Castle Estate   extensive regenerative agriculture 
Knepp Castle Estate 
Fodder browse article
Mob Grazing Scotland  –  MGS first meetingMGS on Facebook  
Youtubes : MGS meeting  : Tall Grass Grazing :  
Innovative Farmers page 

Other facebook pages : Regenerative grazing groupHolistic management in UKOld Time Farming and Poultry – 

Permaculture Zaytuna videos 

Robert Hart Forest Garden 

Nature Friendly Farming Network,
Soil Association,
Landworkers’ Alliance,
Pasture for Life
ORFC – Oxford Real Farming Conference

Guilds workshop Prezi Toby Hemmingway

Essence of Permaculture A summary of permaculture concept and principles taken from Permaculture Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability by David Holmgren.

Permaculture Ethics and Design Principles Poster   Copyright

Permacuture Flower poster