Why Foldehampton? Susan’s story

“The personal is political,” wrote Carol Hanisch back in 1970. Well, Foldehampton’s story is certainly both..  This post is about the personal:  why we, or actually, why I, Susan, want to spend the rest of my life creating and living and working in...

Why “Foldehampton”? What’s in a Name

Why Foldehampton? There are two parts to this question and to its answer.  The first is about why we want to create Foldehampton in the first place, and that’s another post–well two or three, actually.  This post is about how Foldehampton got its name. We...

How Big Is Foldehampton?

This is a question we are often asked, and until Foldehampton actually exists, we won’t know the answer.  But I thought it was worth jotting down some back-of-envelope calculations, to see how much land we may be looking for, and what we might use that land for....

Cumbria Here We Come

We are about to set off on a 10-day trip, to see what other people are doing.  In case you’re interested, here’s where we are going. Ford Hall Farm Near Market Drayton in Shropshire, Ford Hall Farm was one of the first organic farms in the UK: it has been...

Confor Woodland Show

We‘re off to visit the ConFor Woodland Show at Longleat tomorrow, to see what we can learn about woods and forestry.  We are keen to see a variety of woodland at Foldehampton, and next week we’re setting off on a 10-day trip around the UK, looking at...

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