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The Reflective Work of The Journey

Herbalist and yogi Morag Hensleigh shares her recent experience of joining us on The Journey Embercombe's transformational 5-day personal development programme that guides you to explore the ‘Twin Trail’ – the inner path of self-development, and the outer path of action. At the beginning of October I found myself in Devon at a place called Embercombe, having signed up for ...
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Final update on pigs rewilding the land at Embercombe

The pigs time on the land has come to an end for this year. A video update on how they have done is below. The pigs have been on the land for a month, with access to a large meadow area which has been grazed by sheep for some time (with rest periods as they move around the land). The ...
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Autumn Rewilding Camp highlights

Embercombe Autumn Rewilding Camp - an exploration of nature connection, rewilding ourselves and taking action. Our Autumn rewilding camp was 4 days of diving into some of the concepts and practicalities of rewilding. Over 30 people gathered together to learn, share and experience a raft of different activities. Participants were introduced to Embercombe and heard some of the magic of ...
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The ecological role of pigs in Rewilding – An update from our land

The pigs at Embercombe have been disrupting and disturbing the land as part of our rewilding action. A few weeks ago we put pigs out on part of our wild land to bring some chaos and disruption to the land! (please see my previous post here). The pigs have been doing a fantastic 'job' of turning over the turf and ...
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Working Away at a Vegan Retreat Kitchen

By food blogger Jane Sarchet Jane from The Hedgecombers food blog is back with us in our plant-based kitchen! This wonderful woman is based on a small family farm in Cornwall, on the very south-west tip of England and runs a successful food blogging Youtube channel. She has shared her foodie adventure with us here in Devon in one of ...
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The Law of Nature and how we reconnect to it

As we move towards the darkness of the year, at this liminal time, for us all as individuals and humans, many of us are wondering what will become of our species and the more than human world we inhabit. With the threats of climate change, viruses, the fragility of our food and health-care systems, we at Embercombe are beginning a conversation about ...
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Our Letter to The Earth for COP 26

What better world do we want to dream of together? We're joining the movement to write a story for a better future and joining this campaign in the lead up to COP 26. Our Letter to The Earth is a heart song to a more beautiful world we all know is possible. Our mission here at Embercombe is to inspire, ...
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Cucumber and Nasturtium Kimchee

Recipe by Sandor Katz Reposted from Wild Fermentation Both cucumbers and nasturtiums can be found in full production side by side in the garden, and they combine very well for a light tasty kimchee.  Cucumber and nasturtium kimchee is ready to eat immediately and has a very short shelf life.  It’s a quick and simple kimchee that is very refreshing ...
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Our longing for embodiment and rewilding through the body

By Philip Shepherd Creator of The Embodied Present Process™ (TEPP) and upcoming facilitator of Rewilding Through the Body at Embercombe from 16-18 November 2021 Reposted from The Embodied Present. We inherited a view of the body as something without intelligence: as something ‘beneath us’; as a tool for getting things done; as machinery operated by the brain; as a piece ...