Hmmm… Wonder what Mr. David Watts thinks about this.
There are some experiences which completely change your perspective on life. For me, one of those experiences was spending two weeks as a volunteer on a vegan permaculture farm in the heart of North Wales.
Despite having grown up in the Welsh countryside, this was different to anything I had done before. For one thing, the farm is completely off-grid – no mains water, electricity, sewage or gas, no phone and no Internet connection. For another, permaculture was a relatively new concept to me and I had no idea what kind of work I would be doing.
Although the farm is off-grid, all needs are provided for. Water comes from a nearby spring, fed through to a tap. Bottled gas is used for cooking. Each building has a solar panel to power lights, phone chargers and other small appliances. Wind turbines provide backup when there isn’t enough sunlight. It’s a…
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