Make the most of local expertise

Within our community there are many people who have a wealth of expertise and experience which is relevant to the Transition Mayfield's local food project. The following can offer advice and support.

Oaklands Pigs
Robin and Clare Wilson, Oaklands Farm, High Cross, Rotherfield, TN6 3QB
Telephone: (01892) 852663
One day pig courses (run monthly fromMarch to September), Perfect Pigs book, weaners for sale, British Saddlebacks, Gloucester Old Spots.

Chicken and Pig Rearing
Cathy and Nick Hearne-Brown
Herb Hill
Telephone: (01435) 872017
Schools and Community Orchards
Anne-Marie Bur, Action in Rural Sussex
Telephone :(01273) 405 445
Small Farm Training Group
The Small Farm Training Group is a group, based in Sussex, which provides courses for training in a wide range of agriculture and horticulture skills.
Members are enthusiastic people who wish to know how to care for land, stock and equipment in an efficient and professional way. The SFTG also holds monthly meetings, has a large reference library and a tools loan scheme.
Brighton Permaculture Trust
The Brighton Permaculture Trust runs a number of courses, conferences and events of interest to Transition Communities including: "Mushroom cultivation"; "Forest gardening"; "Fruit tree grafting"; and a forthcoming new course "Permaculture for Transition".

Corrections or additions?

If any of the details given here are incorrect, or if you are have expertise that you are willing to share with the rest of the community, please contact the webmaster.