Hi, my name is Alison Ensor and I run our house and garden as a permaculture demonstration LAND Centre (through the Permaculture Association scheme) in Gloucestershire, UK. I have a diploma in Applied Permaculture Design and run workshops and open days to help others get inspired too.
Please take a look, lots of pictures and projects fro you to look at and to demo permaculture living in practice.
The 2022 programme for workshops, Open day and private tours by appointment is now posted. Since it worked so well last year and staggered numbers, I am taking bookings for the Open Day again, rather than being a drop in event.
Emergence workshops run alongside the permaculture ones, I offer these sessions in very small groups, to help people nourish a deeper connection with Nature - both in the sense of the listening to landscape, plants and wildlife, but also to listen and take care of our own inner 'Nature'. Private one to one sessions can be arranged and new for 2022 - 2 day personal retreats in our cosy off-grid cabin!
Quotes from some of the 364 people who have visited to date -
"Lovely to see the variety in the space and hear fresh perspectives for 'problems'."
Emily, Stroud Permaculture Design Course2019
"Thank you! For the great tour around foxfield, you demonstrated every aspect of permaculture I can think of, from recycling, water harvesting and storage, different low impact building techniques. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to learn and meet you. All the best in your future projects"
Ryan, Cob Building Workshop , 2019
"Lovely and inspirational walk and talk, thank you very much!!"
Kinga Milankavic, Hungary Permaculture Association, 2018
"So nice to be back and visit the site again. I really like the philosophy at work here."
Chris Challis, Southampton. Stroud PDC Group, 2018
"How to make a garden really beautiful, wildlife friendly and productive. So much to learn!"
Anna and Nick Ballard, Bristol. Open Day 2018
"An encyclopedia of knowledge and ideas. Very awesome"
Pete Marshall, Stroud Permaculture Design Certificate group, 2017
"You have a beautiful garden Alison, thank you the tour and the chat, a couple of lightbulb moments for our land!"
Anna Cunningham, Raglan, New Zealand, 2017