Sophia Campbell, who’s based at host Tinkers Bubble in Somerset, organised a regional gathering there on June 4th and sent us this report. Thanks for making everyone so welcome Sophia!
The day was a lovely success, we had in the end seven hosts and five WWOOFers and everyone was very interested to see the set up of Tinkers Bubble. After tea around the central outdoor fire, we wondered around the different houses and around the land demonstrating our off-grid farming set up: the solar array and wind turbine, steam engine and band saw mill, the gardens and livestock and finally passing through the forest by the stream ram pump back up the hill to have a shared lunch.
There was much fruitful cross-discussion including other farmers’ and growers’ approaches to pests and diseases, and experiences of WWOOFing, and being a WWOOF host.
photo from the Tinkers Bubble listing on our website