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Michelle with the hay rack at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust

Grassland Planned

Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust - Family Friendly Grassland Management!

Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust will be hosting our Family Friendly Grassland Management event. Learn how to spot grassland plants with local ecologist Jon Hudson; take a tour of the trust’s 24 acre farm with Michelle, watch Phillip scything part of the grassland by hand, and work with local artist and Oriel Gallery’s education coordinator Emma, to create a beautiful clay grass-imprint tile. All artworks created will be exhibited in Y Stwidio at the Growing Better Connections’ end of year art exhibition.

This event is for you if you’re interested to learn more about managing grassland, how to spot interesting grassland species, are interested to learn more sustainable land management or would like to use your creativity to produce a collaborative nature-based work of art. Growing Better Connections will also be providing a light lunch and refreshments catered for by Veganish Mum.

Where to Meet

We will be meeting at the Dyfed Permaculture Trust site at Penboyr, Drefach Felindre, Llandysul, SA44 5JF. The entrance to the track is opposite the red phone box in the centre of Penboyr village, grid reference SN356 367, ‘What three words’:- judges.strikers.succeed .

Parking is limited at the trust, so please lift share, use public transport, or your legs! where possible. Please be aware that there are no passing places on the track to trust and follow the parking signs as you enter the trackway.

What to Bring

  • Drinking water (GBC will be providing hot water & biscuits during the refreshment break),
  • Your own mug and water bottle,
  • Stout walking boots or wellies,
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers,
  • A sun hat and sun cream,
  • Notebook and pen,

Health & Safety

  • The event will be outside, please ensure that you are equipped for the changeable weather,
  • Please be mindful of keeping a safe distance from other attendees,
  • If you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19, are feeling unwell or have COVID-19, please stay safe at home,

Cwm Arian Renewable Energy

Cwm Arian Renewable Energy

CARE are a Community Benefit Society determined to make a positive environmental impact for our local community in North-East Pembrokeshire. 

After 13 years hard work we've successfully put up a 700kW wind turbine to generate clean energy. We are now working on developing a share offer to invite people to invest and become members of CARE, which will help grow a fund for the benefit of the local community. We are also working hard to deliver our other community projects, focusing on landscape restoration, creating an eco-friendly space for arts in the community, and offering energy efficiency advice.

Over the years we've worked with other communities, businesses and individuals across North Pembrokeshire; sharing what we have learned along the way, to help build resilience to the changing economy and the changing environment, through community action and enterprise.


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