I’ll be sharing insights into the operation & development plans here at An Caora Dubh on a Youtube channel. The first episode is up now and provides a brief overview of how the sheep flock is managed here.
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Over the past few months, I have been involved with the Community Development Group here in my local village. The group was dormant for a number of years, but reinstated in February 2016 with new members and a renewed focus.
Continue reading “Hidden Donegal”
It has been a busy winter!
A total of 2,500 trees have been planted – mainly native oak, alder and birch. A section of over-stood hazel has been cleared in order to bring this area into a coppice rotation and new fences have been erected to protect all of this.
Continue reading “Aaand…, we’re back!”
Over these last few months, attending various events in the UK and Ireland, I kept hearing references to the Oxford Real Farming Conference, and in particular, a keynote talk given by Dr. Elaine Ingham of Soil Foodweb Inc.
Continue reading “The Roots of Our Profit”
Having discovered Permaculture a little over 3 years ago, & spurred on by my first “Intro to Permaculture” weekend with Kevin Mascarenhas of Natural Flow in London, completing a Permaculture Design Certificate was the natural progression for me. Continue reading “Rocking Nature at Carraig Dulra”
From the 14th to 17th May, a group of like-minded people from across Ireland came together in the wilds of Donegal to explore the subject of Permaculture & Forest Gardening with one of the UK’s leading practitioners, Aranya.
Continue reading “Seeds of Permaculture Set to Germinate in Donegal”