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0.75 acre market garden with greenhouse making large scale use of seaweed. Commercial oyster farm, poultry and 50 hives of bees round the island. Aim to make a living for family from sustainable agriculture. Holding provides only income. Colonsay is a remote island and long term stays are suggested for those wishing to learn how to get started in sustainable agriculture. House, barn, honey shed all self-built; anyone planning a self-build can learn a lot.
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