Category Archives: Activities

Open Day 2014

0 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. [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing Day

0 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 [..]

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Philip on the Bewcastle Cross

0 A short video introduction to Bewcastle by Rev Philip Greenhalgh for the BBC in 2009.

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Gentle Grain – 2nd attempt

0 …who stilleth the raging of the sea and the noise of his waves, and the madness of the people. (Ps 65:7) If we are to establish resilience [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

NHM – a great resource

0 We have a large shrub or small tree in front of the house at Greenholme. We have not been able to identify it since we arrived, and [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

2014 Open Day

0 Following the popularity of our first Open Day last year, we have decided to offer another opportunity for folk to visit. This year it will be on [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Enough

0 We never seem to hear politicians or mainstream economists challenging the mantra of economic growth, even though it is clear the planet is already suffering its devastating [..]

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Gentle Grain – 1st Attempt

0 Native Americans had an abhorrence of ‘ploughing’, declaring it to be a barbaric assault on our ‘mother’ who sustains us: You ask me to plough the ground. [..]

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Beef or…Willow? Part 2

0 A recent episode of the BBC programme ‘Countryfile’ (26 January, 2014) saw our local MP criticising certain intellectuals for wanting to impose their ‘fantasies’ on the uplands [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Beef or What – Part 1?

0 Without exception, every farm in the Bewcastle and Stapleton parishes raises beef and lamb. This requires the conversion, and the maintenance, of the land to grass. We [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture