Hayfield Smallholding Tour

Sat, 31/12/2022

Hayfield, Derbyshire
Organised by James Ellson
From £12/person

Are you interested in learning more about sustainable living, growing your own food, keeping chickens, and beekeeping?

James Ellson runs tours of his smallholding in Hayfield, usually on Sunday mornings, focused on sustainable living.

You will:

  • Tour the vegetable garden. Discuss permaculture, inter-cropping, perennials, no-dig, and pests. 
  • Tour the fruit and nut trees. Discuss growing, grafting and crossing apples and other fruit. 
  • Watch the bees and learn more about beekeeping. Try on a bee suit. Taste the honey.
  • See the solar panels, wood pellet boiler, smart meter. Discuss all the energy systems.
  • And more... 

More info: https://bit.ly/2YGP2rd 

Sustainability Talks by James Ellson...

James Ellson is available for in-person or online talks (£75 plus travel from Hayfield) on a variety of sustainability topics. Talks available include:

  • Living sustainably – is it really possible? Tips for eating and living more sustainably in order to combat global warming
  • I Ate My Last Herefordshire Russet This Morning – An Introduction To Growing Apple Trees inc. a demonstration of whip and tongue grafting
  • A Turkey is Just for Christmas – Winter On the Smallholding 

More info: https://bit.ly/3lzs0vk