Tap o' Noth Farm

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Permaculture?

Originally posted on sustainableglasgow:
The following is a blog by our contributor Stuart Anderson all about his experience with permaculture and how it has affected him and what it actually is. This will be a continued blog with it being…

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EVENT: Formidable Vegetable Sound System to play at the Tap

Tap o’ Noth are really excited to host a special musical evening of permaculture ecological electroswing ukulele sounds from Formidable Vegetable Sound System. This farmhouse gig is a rare chance to catch Charlie Mgee of FVSS performing a small and…

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PRI Accredited PDC – Booking now open

Our first Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will take place from the 19th – 31st of May 2015 and will be certified by the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. The full 72 hour internationally recognised PDC will be held on site…

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Shiitake mushroom production at home

Learning how to turn wood into delicious edible mushrooms. In autumn 2013 we began our first foray into the world of homegrown gourmet mushroom production. We had been felling a lot of trees on the Tap o’ Noth Permaculture site…

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PDC 19 – 31 May 2015

Our first Permaculture Design Course (PDC) will take place from the 19th – 31st of May 2015 and will be certified by the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. The full 72 hour internationally recognised PDC will be held on site…

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Ducks in a Permaculture system

“You don’t have a slug problem, you have a duck deficiency” – Bill Mollison It was reading the above quote that made us want to acquire some ducks here at PRI Tap o’ Noth. The idea of using the natural foraging instinct of…

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Elderflower Cordial Recipe

It’s July (2014) here at Tap o’ Noth Permaculture and the Elderflowers are just starting to lose their petals and reveal the young green berries that we will pick in autumn when dark and ripe. It’s been a great elderflower…

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Building a basic compost toilet

 Is it too early in the life of this blog to talk about human excrement? Nah. Humanure, which one is it – embarrassing waste product or invaluable, free fertiliser? Heh, what do you reckon?! The human body has within its waste products…

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For the love of soil

Let’s just pause and observe the above photograph. Ah, a  beautiful sight. Can you smell it? Healthy, rich, living soil. I thought I’d kick off this blog with a post about soil as when it comes down to it, building,…

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