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Open Day 2019

We're delighted to tell you that we're holding an


On 1st June (Saturday) from 12.00-5.00


Picklescott, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY6 6NT


Come along and see the wonderful progress that has been made

since Janta and Merav bought the site in 2005 - 

10,000 trees planted, the UK's largest 'forest garden' project,

 fruit nurseries, orchards, herb and vegetable beds,

 flourishing polytunnel, rainwater conservation, electricity generation from pv solar panels,

 Straw bale roundhouse & natural building.

Many visitors have experienced wellbeing at Karuna through the applied permaculture and forest garden site design.

Come and learn more about the plans

to build a new education centre to expand and develop

this practice into the wider community.


There will be guided tours of the site at 1pm and, 3pm

and demonstrations of:

 using Hempcrete for eco building with Mark Arbon

 Scything & Composting.

Tomas Remiarz will give an intro to forest gardening.

Jed Picklsey will give an intro to Living in Community.

Trees & plants sale.


Free delicious home-made light refreshments will be available all day.


We look forward to seeing you then -

there is plenty of parking, but please bring a car load of your friends, too.

This is a 'grounds' open day only.


From Shrewsbury take the A49 south to Dorrington (6.7 miles). At Dorrington follow signs to Picklescott and turn on to Church Road, follow the green lane all the way to Picklescott. At village sign look left to see entrance to Karuna.

(Karuna Picklescott, Church Stretton, SY6 6NT)


* Dogs must be kept on lead at all times!

due to ground nesting birds and ducks.