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Organic farming on one of the longest-established and most diverse Agroforestry sites. We are about food, people, the environment and much more.

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Join us at Wakelyns on Saturday 6 August 2022 for our 2nd Community Butterfly Day. Lots of interest and fun for all the family on a butterfly theme including butterfly walks with Steve Piotrowski. Admission free but registration essential.

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The Contemporary Hempery

We are delighted to welcome Claire and Kitty with their ‘Contemporary Hempery’ enterprise. Fully equipped with their Home Office licence, they are growing an alley of hemp within our agroforestry alleys here at Wakelyns in 2022.

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Events and Courses

All based around what we grow and Wakelyns' biodiversity, including: Bird & Butterfly & Tree Walks * Mead Making * Bee Keeping * Learn, Cook & Eat * Field to Fork * Spoon Carving * Wholegrain Sourdough Baking * Hand Spinning  * Wild Clay and Cordage * Natural Dyeing * Willow Weaving * Agroforestry Open Weekend * Butterfly Day * Apple Day

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Agroforestry

Wakelyns is distinguished by the system of alleys and hedges that have been established over the past 25 years making it one of the oldest and most diverse organic agroforestry sites in the UK.

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Our trees

In the tree rows are nearly 50 varieties of apples, pears, quinces, cherries, walnuts, hazelnuts, along with trees for timber and coppiced willow and hazel for thatching and biomass fuel.

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