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EVCC celebrates conservation award

EVCC celebrates conservation award

Esk Valley Camphill Community members are celebrating winning a North Yorkshire Moors Association (NYMA) Conservation award for their habitat restoration work in Danby Dale. In collaboration with landowners Debbie and Mike, the conservation team spent two winters...

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New property appeal

New property appeal

The last three years have been a time of pioneering for our community. We wouldn’t have been able to get this far without the support of our friends. Together with our partners in Whitby, we continue to run the Breaking Bread Bakery. Thanks to our supporters, this...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Just like that one fabled village of indomitable Gauls holding out against the Roman invaders with magic potion and the cunning and brawn of its protagonists, there is a small village in North Yorkshire that is bucking the trends of cultural belittlement by the powers...

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The Earth in Midwinter

The Earth in Midwinter

If you’ve never read the Grimm’s’ tale, ‘The Three Little Men in the Wood’, you really should. The poor girl persecuted by her stepmother is sent out into the winter snow in a paper dress to look for strawberries. She comes to a little house where live three little...

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The Earth in Midwinter

The Earth in Midwinter

If you’ve never read the Grimm’s’ tale, ‘The Three Little Men in the Wood’, you really should. The poor girl persecuted by her stepmother is sent out into the winter snow in a paper dress to look for strawberries. She comes to a little house where live three little men. When she sits down with them to eat her crust of bread, they ask her for some and she shares it with them. Then they ask her to sweep away the snow outside the door. Lo and behold! She finds strawberries!

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Autumn in our community garden

Autumn in our community garden

As the rain arrives, summer departs and autumn gusts in, bearing its beautiful plumage of red, orange and gold to the world. These fantastic colours are mimicked by the vegetables, and whilst we may lose the delicate greens of summer the rich purple of the beetroot,...

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Understanding Dying

Understanding Dying  Understanding Dying Death is the end. An absolute. Or the absolute end of the person who once walked this earth. The person we loved ceases to exist in their earthly form. And, regardless of what we believe about what comes after, the...

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Herb Garden

Herb Garden  Our Herb ProjectWhat was it like, one year ago, in the old manège behind Homefield? The poly-tunnel, a lovely gift from friends was set up, and plants were raised there in spring and veg grew in it all summer. Top soil was bought in and two long...

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Ecobricks

Ecobricks

Jonathan and Michael explain how their ecobrick workshop is making use of plastic waste in High Farm kitchen.

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