My name is Sophia.
I live at Tinkers Bubble farm in Somerset, a small woodland community which uses environmentally sound methods of working the land without fossil fuels. I live with my partner and 13 other landworkers (9 adults, 4 children).
We aim to be as self sufficient as possible: we grow our own food, we have a wood fed steam engine sawmill where we process our own timber extracted by our horses, which we use to build our houses and other structures. We have solar panels and a wind turbine for power and a spring for water. We have orchards full of apples which we make into juice and sell locally and of course cider! We have more than enough woodland for firewood and enough pasture for our horses and cows and haymaking.
We are part of the Wwoof network which enables volunteers to find organic farms to stay on where they work in exchange for food and board.
Until October 2015 the blog was wonderfully written by Kat, check out her other writing on foodforafuture.wordpress.com