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Thursday, March 9, 2023

42 Acres Tour (Land & Food)

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Join us for an interactive tour of 42 Acres and experience our regenerative land and food philosophy.

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About this event

42 Acres is a regenerative estate, nature reserve and retreat centre running on 100% renewable energy. Our vision is to live in harmony with nature, self and others.

We aim to leave everything we touch in better shape than we found it. We use our deepest intuition, accumulated tools and shared knowledge to explore ways of living that nurture and regenerate our sacred world.

Our “soil to gut” food philosophy is designed as a blueprint for how we can grow, forage and eat food in a way that is nourishing for the body and kind to the planet. As stewards of the land, we work with the earth, leaving the planet healthier for generations to come.

Our regenerative promise:

Join us if you’re interested in regenerative farming, wild food, rewilding and agri-wilding. Or, if you’re exploring ways to take care of, and live in conversation with, our sacred world. You are invited to connect with the land, the food philosophy, the team and the vision of 42 Acres.

On this guided tour you'll visit

  • our bio-dynamic-inspired market garden.
  • our walled ornamental garden which is both beautiful and productive - planted with 100% edible plants.
  • our micro, outdoor mushroom farm where we use ancient techniques to produce nutrient-dense medicinal and edible mushrooms, including cultivating our native strains.
  • our sacred bee garden with both wild and locally-raised honey bees. We’re exploring 4 different bee-centred approaches to discover how to support healthier, more resilient bees.
  • our “edible hedging”. As part of our agri-wilding and food production work, we have planted over 3000 edible, perennial medicinals including sea buckthorn, hawthorn, elder and rosehip.
  • our nut trees, we’ve planted 500 including walnuts, chestnuts and hazelnuts.
  • our Tiny Wild Kitchen where we process our produce using indigenous wisdom to extend life span and draw out nutrient bioavailability.

We’ll also share insights into the deeper dive experiences that we offer, including foraging, fungi & wild mushroom cultivation, no-dig vegetable growing, bee experiences, agroforestry and artisan preserving of wild and cultivated foods and medicinals.

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Tasha Stevens-Vallecillo

Tasha is our head of land and food and is part of the vision circle alongside 42 Acres founders. She has lived off-grid for 13 years, accruing skills in fossil fuel free farming, expertise in foraging and 'bee-centric' beekeeping. Tasha is a practicing Buddhist and intuitive, and supports 42 in the quest to continuing alignment and deepening towards the vision of connection to nature, self and other.

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David McKenna

David is the Head Grower at 42 Acres produce garden, having worked in fruit and veg production for many years. He studied ecology at Uni and is passionate about soil health. He ultimately moved into farming where he felt he could make the most difference. Dave loves sharing his knowledge and experience so come find him in the produce garden.

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42 Acres Tour (Land & Food)

Dates

Thursday, March 9, 2023

9:30 am

12:00 pm

from

Thursday, March 9, 2023

9:30 am

until

Thursday, March 9, 2023

12:00 pm

HOSTs

Tasha Stevens-Vallecillo

David McKenna

Location

42 Acres, Witham Friary, Frome, BA11 5HL

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