Restoration through Forestation

The wisdom of Dr Vandana Shiva has been the greatest influence on the last nine years of my journey here at Bealtaine Cottage. Inspired by her wisdom, I have planted hundreds of trees and experienced the sheer abundance, beauty and fertility as the land is restored through planting…almost 900 trees to date. I am passionate about trees, planting trees, nurturing trees and creating a permaculture smallholding around them. Vandana was greatly moved by the destruction of the great forests of the Himalaya. Writing of that period in the 1970’s, this is what she had to say… “Logging had led to…