Author Archives: Richard Jannaway

Site Suspended

Dear Permies and community people As from January 2017 this site is on hold pending the creation of a new venture in Suffolk. Good luck with your own communities and growing ventures. The information on here may still be useful … Continue reading

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New Community in Dorset/Devon

Some people Frances & I worked with a few years back are starting their own project. Here is a link to their site: http://www.coastalcommunity.org.uk/ We wish them every success in their venture. Richard & Frances Jannaway

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Prospect progress report June 2013

Great news Seven of the Prospect group have eventually bought a property which they moved into in May. It is in a rural location, about 5-6 miles from the small town of Hatherleigh in North Devon, and a mile from … Continue reading

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Ecological Land Cooperative Success

We are very please to report that the Greenhan Reach smallholdings now have planning permission to go ahead. Reading about it shows the enormous struggle they had to go through to get three legai smallholdings on undeveloped land. Read, Learn … Continue reading

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Turf sofa

This was built recently by one of our members with turf taken off when they were making raised beds. —- Ikea eat your heart out!

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January 2013 Update

We have found a property in North Devon which several members of the group are very keen on and they are currently in the process of buying it. However, other members feel that neither the land nor the buildings meets … Continue reading

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24 September 2012 Update

The property we spent all summer trying to buy has fallen through. There are too many costly problems, mainly with the buildings which the vendor was not prepared to meet us on the price. We are now seeking an alternative … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Fields Summer Gathering

The Reclaim the Fields Summer Gathering is long gone! Workshops took place including wild medicine & herbalism, forest gardening, biodynamics, therapeutic horticulture, land reclamation, squatting & a history of land rights, traveller solidarity, food sovereignty and more. I hope all … Continue reading

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Transitions Exeter: Food and Farming

  Exeter 2012 :Food, Farming and Land Use : What is Going on? A series of talks exploring land-use in Exeter’s surrounding countryside   “Stand at the top of the High Street, look out to Exeter’s hills and fields and … Continue reading

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British town grows all of its own vegetables

Resulting in improved civic life and reduced crime. Click to learn more at Natural News.com (external link)

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