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    I am one half of the Plas Helyg family partnership. Job titles include: farm manager, animal wrangler, gardener, labourer, tree hugger, environmentalist, web developer, cob builder, chicken whisperer, artist, educator, and all round energetic menopausal crazy woman. I have my own site at www.cassandralishman.net so please go there to read my blog and all that sort of thing….

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    Cassandra Lishman

    Help our off-grid, timber, straw-bale and stone ‘eco-pod’ project happen, then come and stay in it!

    Cassandra Lishman 20-Jan-2017

    Hi, my name is Cassie. My daughter is called Bea, she’s the bigger girls in the picture there. She absolutely loves horses! I also have a son called David, who is going to be an actor; my husband is called Nigel, and our eldest son is called Ted. Read more

    Wales’ unique ‘one-planet’ planning policy and the Lammas Ecovillage

    Cassandra Lishman 02-Nov-2016

    Here at the Lammas Ecovillage we have recently celebrated our 7th birthday. The 9 households have collectively built around 15 different buildings, planted many thousands of trees, created hundreds of new habitats, and hosted thousands of volunteers and visitors. Read more

    Is ‘beekeeping’ actually ‘hive robbery’?

    Cassandra Lishman 10-Oct-2016

    I harvested some honey from my hive recently, on an extremely hot day – a great day to visit the hive, as the bees were mostly out foraging so there are fewer of them in the hive. Read more

    There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

    The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

    We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

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