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Apple Pressing 2017

Another year in the round and another apple pressing day. This year it’s on Saturday 14th October, 1-4pm at Greenholme, Bewcastle. Everyone welcome. Bring your own apples if [..]

Activities

Apple Day 2016

Well what a great time we had! Juice everywhere, sticky fingers, mucky clothes, mashed apple and wasps! It was good to welcome new faces as well as old. [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing Day – 1st October 2016

Saturday, 1st October, 2pm to 5pm, apple juicing at Greenholme, Bewcastle. Bring along your surplus apples that you would like to be juiced, and some clean containers to [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

A success at last? Learning how to sing

Trying to listen to our land and find ways of enalbing it to sing while providing for us is proving to be difficult. Constant rain, heavy waterlogged but [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

1st Swallows

Our first swallows arrived today, Thursday 16th April, exactly the same date as last year (2014), and 3 days earlier than 2013 (19th April). Today also heralded the [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Easter Hillwalking

There is a mother on a hill. Her brow and back are bent like haggard wiry grass on a wild, wet moor. She stands in a dark place [..]

Talks

Solar Eclipse 20th March 2015

The view of the eclipse from Greenholme, where we had an eclipse magnitude of 0.93, or 93% of the sun eclipsed at around 09.35GMT.

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Solargraph

A solargraph is a photograph of the sun as it courses across the firmament. It is usually taken using a pinhole camera with exposure times varying from 1 [..]

Weather

Open Day 2014

The 19th July seems like a long time ago now, but we remain humbled that so many made the effort to come despite the rather damp weather. Folk [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing Day

Community Apple-Juicing day on Saturday 18th October, Greenholme, 12pm-4pm. Everyone welcome. Bring your own apples (if you have any) and containers for your juice (plastic milk bottles work [..]

Activities, Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture