Regions
Mid Wales and Welsh / English borders
Type of activity
Gardens, Livestock, Alternative Technology, Green-building
Description
77acre organic hill farm, Growing fruit and veg for ourselves and selling surplus.Highland cows and poultry
We live in a beautiful, yet remote setting on the side of a 'big hill'
Plenty to do as we're still at the 'setting things up' stage.Facilities are very basic-caravans,kitchen 'shed', compost loo.There is no house (yet!)
Wwoofers sleep in caravan,with woodburner. No mains electric-generator, and the makings of a wind turbine.
Variety of jobs, depending on the season, garden work-sowing, hoeing, weeding and mulching raised beds.Collecting up stones for drystone walling, building, fencing and tree planting. Fixing machinery
Interests include self sufficiency,alternative energy/living, wild food, campfires, crafts... Can teach woodwork, metalwork (Alan makes woodburners), preserves and breadmaking.
A long way from town with plenty of fresh air, great views and walks.
Re-building derelict medieval longhouse is a long term project in very early stages. Home educated boys.
Situation
Isolated
Host type
Farm
Type of people
Family