Erw Fach, Capel Cynon, Ffostrasol, Ceredigion
An opportunity needing urgent fulfilment, on what promises to be a
very rewarding permaculture site. I do not know what classification of
opportunity PA would apply to it, but here are brief initial details:
I own 3.74 hectares of land at Capel Cynon, Ceredigion, and have
recently begun preparations to use it for permaculture, including
making it available for grazing at the right times each year. A good start has
been made by a young couple, but they had to withdraw on account of
difficult personal circumstances, not least that they live 150 miles away from the land.
I am not expert in the relevant matters, and am nearing 80 years old. I
therefore need enlightened help from totally honest people, who would
be granted the full profits from their activity in getting
permaculture going. As I am a pensioner the government is bound by its
own laws to keep me alive, so I do not need to profit from my own land
myself. Those who are willing to come and work the land would enjoy
the whole of their own produce. I am financing the
setting up and running of a suitable permaculture scheme, and shall
construct the requisite buildings. I have already erected a shed, and
plan a compost toilet and then suitable overnight accommodation, which
may be a shepherd's hut or a static building designed and built
approximately on the principles of Segal. I already have experience of
The land itself is a gentle slope towards the south-east, with a
variety of soils. There is clay over part of the site, and a spring of
drinkable water runs from a point near the top. The site is a few
metres from an A road, but is totally invisible from it, adjacent to
the village of Capel Cynon, but visible from only a very few houses
within the settlement, probably making it an ideal One Planet
I would like to enquire whether anyone, or a few people, would like to
cooperate in setting up and running profitable permaculture on my land.
The very highest ethics are essential in any cooperator, and my own ethics
are, I believe, unimpeachable. Anyone who would like to have this
opportunity please contact me very soon, and direct, by email in the first instance.
I am well known to Angie Polkey, the respected Permaculture instructor.
We have a Volkswagen Polo car, currently not in use but in very good condition, available as a gift to anyone who helps the scheme to a significant extent, especially to young people without the financial means to buy a reliable car of their own.
Other details and an inspection of the land can be easily provided and arranged.
Eric Franklin <[email protected]>