A unique opportunity to rewild and immerse ourselves in the visionary Plants for a
Future Forest Garden for humans living in harmony with the natural systems.
- Re-wilding the Land, and Re-wilding ourselves;
- Explore the Relevance of Permaculture and Plants for a Future to the current
- Ecological and Climate Crisis
=Learn about Food Forests in one of the most inspirational ones in the UK
- Learn how we can eat almost everything and meet many unusual edible and
- Connect to ourselves, each other and the land.
What: Theory, practicals and experiential weekend to immerse ourselves in the mature
food forest and wildness of this land.
Where: Plants for Future Land, Cornwall.
When: Friday afternoon to Sunday evening. August 12 th to 14 th 2022 before VON festival
Who: Facilitators:Addy Fern and Jo Barker
Cost: Sliding scale: Concession £100. Standard Standard £240 Abundant £320
How many: Ltd spaces. 12 (upto 15 including volunteers)
What we will do:
Nature connection and how we are Nature
Introduction to Permaculture
Plants and their uses
Learn Practical skills
Our site host will be Addy Fern, founder and custodian.
She began the Garden with husband Ken Fern in 1989, the originator of the PFAF database. There is a historic connection.
Ken maintains his own amazing database while the PFAF database remains separate.
Jo Barker has been designing, making and utilising forest gardens for over twenty years. She is a passionate permaculture practitioner.
Vegan catering over the weekend
Yoga in the mornings.
Access to knowledgeable, passionate, people
Wild swimming in tidal creek a short walk away
30 acres of native and nonnative plantings all with the future in mind for humans and all life to wander and be inspired in.
Wild camping on the land. 3 days included in cost. Important note, this is very basic. There is kitchen on site and running water. A basic compost toilet, a hole in the ground. We hope there will be some new compost toilets and showers available but we can't guarantee that. We have the tidal creek to wash in.
This is a Vegan site. Visitors are requested not to bring any meat or fish on site and not to smoke in indoor spaces.
After the course you are welcome to stay
Wild camp for £10 per person per night, Volunteer and stay free. Or a bit of both.
Plants for a Future (View)
The Field Penpol, Lostwithiel
Cornwall PL22 0NG
|Minimum Age: 12
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!
Contact us if you have any special needs. This is a very basic site, we would like to try and accommodate you if we can.