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2015-02-27 - Draft Letter of Support

Here is a draft letter of support you can use as a guide or simply use the whole thing using copy and paste. 

Dear Mr Aven

Steward Community Woodland
Application for Planning Permission – Ref 0054/15

I support this application for the following reasons:

The low impact living community and project is meeting the criteria o... Read more

2014-09-17 - Wood Craft Courses

Steward Wood's Sharif Adams has been busy this year turning bowls and carving spoons, cups and pots from locally sourced green wood. He has also been running increasingly popular wood craft courses here in the woods. Teaching one day spoon carving, pole lathe bowl turning and hook tool forging from his woodland workshop. Each course runs for a full day and includes lunch. For more details on the next available date see the courses section of our website ... Read more

2014-08-17 - Growing Day Every Tuesday at Steward Wood

 Every Tuesday we invite people to come and get involved in our community growing day. Work has already started and we've been busy transforming our growing area but a helping hand big or small can make a huge difference. A healthy veggie lunch is provided for all involved, if you are in the local area or want to travel down for the day come along and spread the word! The day typically runs from 10-4pm. Please confirm by calling 01647 440233 and leaving a voice message.
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Welcome to the Steward Community Woodland website

We are Steward Community Woodland, a group of people who are living and working together and have been experimenting with...

We live on 32 acres of plantation woodland on a steep hillside, located in the beautiful Wray Valley on the edge of Dartmoor. The community was founded in 2000 and is currently twelve adults and nine children.

There are several ways you can arrange a visit...

The leaf composter

Volunteering - most of our visitors initially come as volunteers, exchanging volunteer time for food and accommodation. This is open to anyone; prior booking is essential. Volunteer weeks coming up are: week commencing 18th May, 29th June, 14th Sept, 28th Sept, 19th Oct, 9th Nov, 30th Nov 2015 (NB. weeks in winter may be cancelled if weather very cold).

Group visits - we are visited regularly by groups (for example, students and young people). Please get in touch if your group would like to see the project.


                               You can donate money to the project here.

Last updated: 2015-05-18

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