Wednesday 22 January 2020

Funded Opportunity for 2020 at Our Project

We are delighted to be offering two volunteers a fully-funded opportunity to join us at the project for six months from April 1st - September 30th 2020, under a new initiative from the European Union and working in collaboration with the Green School Village, Bulgaria.

Shipka and Our Project Gardens

What will you be doing?

  • Taking part in The Polyculture Project trials, including the development of a new garden
  • Helping to build a community Forest Garden
  • Assisting the local mayor with a variety of activities that enhance the local area, such as maintaining mountain trails, irrigation systems, building benches for a resting area next to the river and helping some of the elderly residents in their gardens while learning about traditional techniques of growing food .
  • Building a database of all the trees in Shipka, including identifying, photographing and geolocating the trees
  • Keeping records of your experiences every week via a blog
  • Attending our Design and Build Forest Garden Course free of charge

Where will you be staying?

You will be staying in a self catering house that is simple but comfortable, and within walking distance of the project sites. You will have your own private bedroom, Wi-Fi internet, and share the kitchen, bathroom, and garden spaces with volunteers of our project.

Who Can Join and When ?

Volunteers should be aged between 18 - 30 and ideally reside in one of the following countries: Armenia, Estonia, The Netherlands, Turkey, Portugal, Spain, Slovakia, and Czech Republic. These countries listed are the official partners, but if you or someone you know is interested and resides in a country not listed, you or they can still apply, and if the application is an exceptional match for the volunteering project, then it will be considered. The volunteering period is from April 1st - September 30th, 2020.

How to Join? 

If you would like to take part please register here, or if you know someone who would be interested in this opportunity, please spread the word. Once you have registered, we'll be in touch and the deadline for receiving applications is 14/02/20.

Welcome to our Online Store where you can find Forest Garden/ Permaculture plants, seeds, bulbs and Polyculture multi-packs along with digital goods and services such as Online Courses, Webinars, eBooks, and Online Consultancy.  We hope you enjoy the store and find something you like :) It's your purchases that keep our Project going. Yuu can also find our full list of trees. shrubs and herbs for forest gardens on our website here 


This opportunity is funded by The European Solidarity Corps (ESC) which aims to create opportunities for young people to volunteer or work in projects in their own country or abroad those benefit communities and people around Europe. This volunteering program has two main themes - helping our Polyculture Project team to promote how we can produce food and other resources while enhancing biodiversity in our region, and showing solidarity with the local community through a variety of interesting tasks and activities, often in co-operation with the local mayor.

Upcoming Forest Garden Courses 

If you would like to create a forest garden and gain some practical hands-on experience come and join us for our Design and Build a Forest Garden Course. We'll be covering site surveying, landscape design software, installing access, beds, irrigation channels, planting tree, shrub, herb and ground layers, and wildlife ponds. All in 3 days! And plenty of follow up material to take away with you to digest slowly.


Regenerative Landscape Design - Online Interactive Course 

Want to learn how to design, build and manage regenerative landscapes?  Join us for our Regenerative Landscape Design - Online Interactive Course from May 1st to Sep 13th, 2023. 

We're super excited about running the course and look forward to providing you with the confidence, inspiration, and opportunity to design, build and manage regenerative landscapes, gardens, and farms that produce food and other resources for humans while enhancing biodiversity.

Regenerative Landscape Design Online Course

You can find out all about the course here and right now we have a 20% discount on the full enrollment fees. Just use the promo code
 RLD2023 in the section of the registration form to receive your discount. 

We are looking forward to providing you with this unique online learning experience - as far as we know, the very first of its kind. If you are thinking of reasons why you should do this course and whether this course is suitable for you, take a look here where we lay it all out. Looking forward to it!


We offer a diversity of plants and seeds for permaculture, forest gardens and regenerative landscapes including a range of fruit and nut cultivars. We Deliver all over Europe from Nov - March. - Give a happy plant a happy home :)

Our Bio-Nursery - Permaculture/Polyculture/ Regenerative Landscape Plants 


Support Our Project 

If you appreciate the work we are doing you can show your support in several ways.

  • Comment, like, and share our content on social media.
  • Donate directly via PayPal to or via FTX Pay


Design and Create Webinars - Forest Gardens, Urban Gardens, Permaculture, Regenerative Farming  

We're hosting a range of online learning sessions including how to create habitat to enhance biodiversity, how to design and build a forest garden, polyculture design software tutorials, regenerative farm, and landscape design, urban gardening and much more. If you would like to be notified when our next sessions are coming up please add your email below and hit subscribe and we'll be in touch.

You can also register for our online training, services, and products directly here.


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