Foxfield Permaculture LAND Centre
Foxfield Permaculture LAND Centre

Workshops and Visits in 2021  (subject to COVID restrictions)

Personal or Group Tours from  1st April to 31st October  

Bookings for private individual or group tours of Foxfield LAND Centre (preferably midweek but some weekend slots available) are being taken now for April through to October. A donation of £5 per person towards costs is appreciated. Bring questions/cameras/photos of own gardens if permaculture solutions sought! Usually lasts around 90 minutes.


Volunteering Opportunity - not currently available due to COVID

We are open to receiving occasional volunteers and can provide basic overnight accommodation  (or B&Bs available close by) and meals for those seeking to learn more  and can offer their services on bigger projects or ongoing gardening activities, depending on season and our availability. Please contact Alison to discuss.



Saturday 15th  May  2021 - 10am -3pm

Emergence: Listening in Nature - Spring    Fully Booked but please enquire if interested as additional sessions could be made available if sufficient demand

         See Emergence page for details


Saturday 29th May 2021– 10am - 5pm

FREE Open Day with guided tours, seed swap, plant sales

Sorry now fully booked, but please contact if you are interested in arranging a private tour another time (£5 per person, lasts about 1.5 hours)

Rolling guided tours of all the permaculture projects happening at Foxfield.

Limited slots available for family/individuals to allow for social distancing - 11am-1pm, 1-3pm, and 3-5pm


Sunday 13th June 2021 - 10am - 3pm

Understanding your Garden Ecosystem Fully Booked but please enquire if interested as additional sessions could be made available if sufficient demand

Ideas for building biodiversity, habitat creation, planting for year round wildlife, recognising local ecosystem patterns, energy and water harnessing, soil building, living and eating more closely with the seasons, including foraging weeds! In a nutshell,  how to notice when we might be seeking to control nature rather than understand and work co-creatively with it. The workshop includes a full tour of Foxfield permaculture projects. Please bring packed lunch and own gardening gloves for some practical work. Refreshments - teas/coffee/homemade herb teas provided. £25 


Sunday 1st August 2021- 10am - 3pm

Emergence: Listening in Nature - SummerFully Booked but please enquire if interested as additional sessions could be made available if sufficient demand

        See Emergence page for details



Saturday 28th August 2021- 10am- 3pm

Permaculture Gardening Basics – Getting ready for Autumn

Ideas for autumn & winter crops, how to use green manures, preparing the soil for autumn and winter months.Basic seed saving techniques and use of self-seeding as a way to develop your no-dig polyculture system. Harvesting and storing looked at and late season weeds – understanding, using and eating! Bring packed lunch and own gloves, includes full tour of Foxfield. Refreshments provided. £25



Sunday 31st October 2021 - 10am - 3pm

Emergence:  Listening in Nature - Autumn

         See Emergence page for details


Saturday 11th December 2021- 11am - 2pm

Make a Natural Christmas Wreath in the Roundhouse

      Sitting infront of the fire, make a wreath from natural materials harvested from the

      garden. Easy and fun! Bring packed lunch or lunch to share for festive feel, refreshments           

      provided. Places very limited, book early. £25



All workshops run by Alison Ensor at Foxfield LAND Centre, Gretton Fields, Glos. GL54 5HH which is accredited through the Permaculture Association UK. 


Workshops prices are as listed and I offer a discount of 15% for family members who book and attend together
(ie partners or parent and teenagers) and low-waged/unemployed attendees. 
Children over 7 and under 14 accompanied by an adult, are welcome to attend workshops (no extra charge). Younger children can visit if fully attended at all times, we have open water and tools on site however, and cannot allow young children to attend workshops.
Ring to book on 01242 621152 or contact via website email or message me on Facebook.




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