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Saturday, 14 September, 2019 - 09:00 to Sunday, 15 September, 2019 - 17:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
An excellent way to find out more about permaculture is to attend our two-day introductory course. This 'taster' will provide an opportunity to actively learn about the principles and see examples of designs being implemented by projects. Our weekend course...
Saturday, 14 September, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, 9 February, 2020 - 17:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
September 2019 - February 2020 Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA The Apricot Centre Permaculture Design Course is a part-time, non-residential course that takes place over 6 weekends between September 2018 - February 2019 making it perfect for those wishing to study...
Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 - 15:15 to Tuesday, 8 October, 2019 - 17:15
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Our wonderful Farm Club will be opening its door in our new sheltered woodland spot on Tuesday 17th September for four weeks. Our Farm Club leader Vic, is fully Forest School trained and designs her sessions based on the seasons and a child-led pedagogy th...
Friday, 20 September, 2019 - 09:00 to Sunday, 22 September, 2019 - 16:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Last years successful course with Martin Wolfe, will be happening again this year and although sadly he is no longer with us, we hope that our course will continue his wonderful work of sharing of knowledge and skills, we know this was so important to him. We h...
Thursday, 21 November, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, 22 November, 2019 - 17:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
To bring about sustainable change in our food systems we need more small scale farms producing local healthy food, and we know that Permaculture Design methods can create these farms. However the limiting factor for many of these farms is generating enough mone...

- Past Events -

Sunday, 28 July, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Ikigai is a Japanese word meaning something that motivates you to live, something that gives you meaning and purpose to live. Ikigai Diet is a diet to help you live with Ikigai. It is a diet to help you stay young and healthy to enjoy your 100-year life, and through practicing Ikigai Diet, you will be physically and mentally balanced, and be able to connect with your source. In this one day workshop you will have the opportunity to explore the topics Wh...
Thursday, 25 July, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Sachiaki Takamiya lived in England in his early 20s, he is a writer and the founder of the Ikigai Diet. He now lives in a small rural town called Hino in Shiga Prefecture, Japan and leads a sustainable lifestyle. In his talk at The Apricot Centre, Huxhams Cross Farm, he will be discussing a new lifestyle called Satoyama Living that is emerging in Japan. Many Young people are moving to the countryside from big cities and leading sustainable lifestyles in...
Saturday, 29 June, 2019 - 15:15 to Saturday, 31 August, 2019 - 15:15
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Our next Farm Club runs from Tuesday 11th June - Tuesday 16th July (6 sessions) and will run from 3:15pm to 5:15pm for students from Dartington Primary School. This awesome club is open to children aged 5+. The term runs for 6 weeks at a cost of £12 per child. The start of summer is such a productive time to be on the farm, with plenty to do. We will harvest vegetables, learn about wildlife on the farm and create nature based crafts. The cost of the session...
Saturday, 11 May, 2019 - 09:00 to Sunday, 12 May, 2019 - 17:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
We will explore what is meant by healthy soil ecology, and how this affects the food grown, andits nutritional content through the food system.. We will liken this to how food nourishes us by exploring the gut environment and microbiome. This leads to an understanding of how to grow and prepare nutritious food and how to create and maintain a healthy gut ecology,and why this is important to our health. Understanding the new modern science of how these system...
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 - 15:15 to Tuesday, 21 May, 2019 - 15:15
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Our next Farm Club runs from Tuesday 30th April - Tuesday 21st May (4 sessions) and will run from 3:15pm to 5:15pm for students from Dartington Primary School. This awesome club is open to children aged 5+. The term runs for 4 weeks at a cost of £12 per child. The start of summer is such a productive time to be on the farm, with plenty to do. We will harvest vegetables, learn about wildlife on the farm and create nature based crafts. The cost of the session...
Saturday, 16 March, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, 28 April, 2019 - 16:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Biodynamic Farming was the first form of ecological farming system, arising in 1924. It has also proven to be one of the most sustainable forms of farming with the highest levels of soil biodiversity found on farms. This course is designed for the gardener, grower or farmer who wants to find out more about the principles and practices of biodynamic systems in a simple and practical way. You will cover the context of biodynamic systems and the Demeter r...
Thursday, 31 January, 2019 - 13:15 to Friday, 31 January, 2020 - 13:15
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Huxhams Cross Farm is situated in the an area of outstanding beauty in South Hams. It is a 36 acre farm with full Biodynamic status, that hsa been designed using Permachulture and Agrof forestry methodologies, with cows, chickens, Organic vegetable and flower growing and a Wellbeing Service. We love showing people around with a typical tour having a minimum of six people and lasting for two hours. There is a short introductory talk, an hour or so tour o...
Thursday, 15 November, 2018 - 11:45
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
Farm Tour for Exeter University
Friday, 21 September, 2018 - 13:00 to Sunday, 23 September, 2018 - 14:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
“Agroforestry is both  a traditional practice, and a modern practice. It has undergone a renewal and uptake for modern sustainable farming methods over the last 30-40 years The  name of "agroforestry" was created in the 1977 to describe the deliberate use of incorporating trees into farming practice” Professor Martin Wolfe is one of the world's leading experts on Agroforestry, based on 30 years of experimental work on his farm in Suffolk. He will offe...
Monday, 20 August, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
We have 4 Farm Club sessions running throughout the summer holidays from 10am -1 pm. These sessions are for 6- 11year olds and start on Monday 30th July - Monday 20th August . Book sessions individually to ensure your place. Children who attend the sessions will harvest vegetables, cook on an open fire, learn about wildlife on the farm and create nature based crafts as well as have lots of free play in the forest school area. Early Bird Discounts are availab...
Monday, 13 August, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
We have 4 Farm Club sessions running throughout the summer holidays from 10am -1 pm. These sessions are for 6- 11year olds and start on Monday 30th July - Monday 20th August . Book sessions individually to ensure your place. Children who attend the sessions will harvest vegetables, cook on an open fire, learn about wildlife on the farm and create nature based crafts as well as have lots of free play in the forest school area. Early Bird Discounts are availab...
Monday, 6 August, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
We have 4 Farm Club sessions running throughout the summer holidays from 10am -1 pm. These sessions are for 6- 11year olds and start on Monday 30th July - Monday 20th August . Book sessions individually to ensure your place. Children who attend the sessions will harvest vegetables, cook on an open fire, learn about wildlife on the farm and create nature based crafts as well as have lots of free play in the forest school area. Early Bird Discounts are availab...
Friday, 11 May, 2018 - 09:00 to Saturday, 12 May, 2018 - 16:00
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA
With Dr Anne Marie Mayer and Marina O'Connell. Explore healthy soil ecology, and how this affects the food grown, how to prepare microbial rich food and how to create and maintain a healthy gut ecology. Understanding the new new modern science of how these systems work, how they affect our physical and mental well being and taste delicious at the same time.