Applewood Permaculture Centre

LAND Region: 
EnglandWest Midlands
LAND Project Type: 
LAND Learner
We run many different types of permaculture courses. Looby's specialities include people permaculture, cultural emergence, empowering women, teacher training. Chris' specialities include forest gardening, international development work in particular with the Himalayan Permaculture Centre.

Our vision is to create a centre for demonstration and learning that promotes regenerative of lifestyles, livelihoods and landscapes.

We have a 20 acre smallholding which includes many varied habitats and is a wildlife haven. We are setting up a demonstration and training centre. Looby Macnamara and Chris Evans are both partners in Designed Visions, and have been teaching permaculture and teacher training courses for many years.

The aims of the project are -
A. EDUCATION
B. FOOD PRODUCTION
C. INCREASING OUR OWN SUSTAINABILITY
D. DEMONSTRATION
E. RESOURCE PRODUCTION
F. ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING WOODLAND AND NATIVE HEDGEROWS AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
G. RESEARCH
H. NETWORKING

Number of people text: 
We are a family run 20 acre smallholding.
Contact Name: 
Chris Evans and Looby Macnamara
Number of people involved: 
4
Telephone number: 
01584 831195
Both Looby and Chris are diploma tutors.
Project start date: 
July, 2016
Waterloo Farm Orleton Common
Ludlow, Herefordshire SY8 4JG
United Kingdom
Herefordshire GB