Plotgate: The Mead

PLOTGATE: THE MEAD I recently went, with Dan Britton from Plotgate community farm, to Salisbury where we visited Harnham Fields – where there are some well-known restored water meadows. We met Hadrian Cook and Kathy Stearne, of the Harnham Water Meadows Trust, and we...

Bridie’s Farm – a Lively Start

BRIDIE’S FARM – A LIVELY START  Photograph: Bridie’s Farm newsletter    Glastonbury Food and Regenerative Farming Centre, known as Bridie’s Farm, held their first volunteer day on Tuesday 2nd April, and probably by the time you read this there will have...

Ben Hoyles, Brook Farm

Ben Hoyles, Brook Farm   Ben Hoyles lives at Brook Farm, on the western edge of Butleigh. If you have ever walked along the footpath that takes you from Henley Lane to The White Field – a small nature reserve that used to belong to the permaculture teacher Patrick...

Jem Bendell and Regenerative Agriculture

Jem Bendell and Regenerative Agriculture Jem Bendell’s appearance at Glastonbury Town Hall, and the launch of his book Breaking Together, marked an important shift from his focus on climate change to painting with a broad bright brush a picture of society’s collapse...