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    Can we encourage as many as possible to sign and/or organise petitions - and if possible to attend the "Day of Action" at the Carmarthen Guildhall on Saturday 30th August at 10am.

    If the TTIP goes ahead, as is being discreetly negotiated at present, it will make billions for the US global corporations and ruin our society, economy and environment in the process.



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  • The new Three Towns Food Network, linking Knighton, Presteigne and Kington to increase local food resilience, will be showing at Knighton Agricultural Show on 30 August (next to the tea tent, with Tene Valley Environmental Group and Knighton Tree Allotments Trust. Read more ...  

  • The 2014 Spring Greens Fair


    Bigger, better, bursting with good things green, but still intimate and charming...the 2014 Spring Greens Fair is back this weekend, 3/4 May at the wonderful Court of Noke, Staunton on Arrow. Mid Wales Permaculture Network will be there, of course (perennial forest garden plants for sale and adopt-a-plant with free plants for children. This year there will be even more wonderful food, activities, forum discussions, demonstrations, crafts, performace... see it all here:

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    Memorial Hall, Presteigne, 9am -1pm


    LOCAL PRODUCE inc fresh organic veg, local cheeses, meats, eggs, smokerie, scrummy bites, homemade Indian foods, apple juice ...

    A SPECIAL stall for April from Whitton WI

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Horticulture & Country Crafts at Doldowlod

Courses at

The Doldowlod Walled Garden



25th Feb. Practical Hedge Laying. Laying a mixed hedge, cutting and staking.


10th, 11th, 17th and 18th March. Garden Design. An in depth exploration of the principals and practice of garden design, covering planning, scale drawing, soft and hard landscaping etc.

24th & 25th March  The Vegetable Garden Explored – Investigating the soil and maintaining fertility. Planning the year. What to grow and when to sow. Growing for a year round supply.


7th April. Wild Food Walk. Recognising edible plants and how to use them in the kitchen.

14th April. Garden maintenance. Controlling pests and diseases. Compost making. Making liquid feeds. Maintaining fertility.


5th and 6th. Dry Stone Walling. (Venue in Nantmel). A practical, hands on exploration of dry stone wall building.


11th August. Plant Propagation. How to propagate plants, including sowing seed, taking cuttings, layering and bud grafting fruit trees.

25th August. Protected cropping. How to use plant protection methods to extend the growing season, protect against pests and grow winter crops.

Autumn -  Growing Fruit Trees – Choosing varieties and pollinating partners. Site aspects and planting. Pruning and maintenance.

All courses 10am to 4pm. Tea and coffee provided. To book a place, please contact RENEW via our website: or phone Dave Burridge on 01597 860186

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