Landmatters Permaculture Community


Electronic Mail
01803 712718
Year started
Number of over 18s
Number of under 18s
Ideological focus
permaculture, low impact, nature connection, education
Legal structure
industrial and provident society
Open in principle to new members
Charge visitors
Work in Lieu

Landmatters is a rural permaculture co-operative in South Devon, living on 42 acres of pasture and semi-natural ancient woodland, with some naturally regenerating scrub and ancient hedgerows.
The land is stewarded by 10 adults and 7 children living in low-impact structures, mostly benders and yurts, and is totally off-grid. We grow some food (hope to grow more!), keep horses, hens and ducks, manage the woodlands, work communally, run educational events, car share, and use consensus decision-making and Way of Council, with the aim of creating a thriving, ecological community. We are a Permaculture Association LAND demonstration site and a member of the WWOOF network. Visitor accommodation is usually camping with use of the communal kitchen. We celebrated our tenth anniversary in May 2013, and occassionally have spaces for new members to join us. For more info check out

community does not share income
community requires capital from members
community has broadband internet access
community generates some of its own electricity
community uses solar energy
community buildings not insulated to a high standard
community members use bicycles
community has organised system for car sharing
community is accessible by public transport
community shares utilities
community has tool sharing system
community has organised systems for recycling
community has some kind of ecosewage system
community is involved in land management
community grows a lot of vegetables
animals kept communally
regular communal meals
community does not have policy which restricts smoking
community buildings not wheelchair accessible
community is not involved in campaigning

Diggers & Dreamers
care of BCM Edge
United Kingdom

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Landmatters Permaculture Community is currently looking for new members

Landmatters is looking for community minded growers, craftspeople, good “all rounders”, woodsmen/carpenters and hands on people to join the co-op.
Landmatters is a rural permaculture community in South Devon, living on 42 acres of pasture and semi-natural ancient woodland – we are looking for members that have experience, enthusiasm and skills to help promote the project and its goals of low impact living, education, nature connection and community.

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