Nick and Jane with one litter of 10 piglets from BlackJack and BlackBetty

Since summer 2015 we have been striving to (a) grow, store and preserve our own vegetables and some fruit (b) breed, raise, slaughter and process our own livestock – pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks and geese. (c) where possible sell/trade/barter youngstock and produce for skills, materials, time – and even sell a little bit but only within our village and friends not commercially. And all of this in a humane, eco-friendly, possibly permaculture way.

Thank you for visiting us and we hope that you enjoy browsing around, maybe even learn something to do or to avoid – but browsing around will make us very happy – and feel free to comment or ask questions on any page or post and we will do our best to answer you as soon as we can.

Best wishes from Nick, Jane & Toby in Alekovo

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