Sustainable Living Tour

Sustainable Living Tour

Want to visit Hockerton to learn about sustainable living, and see how our homes work in practice? We run six tours for the public each year, kindly supported by Veolia. Find out more and book here. £5 pp, with discounts available for groups of more than 10. The next tour is on 20 July.

Nurtured by Nature

Nurtured by Nature

Places are now available on our weekly Nurtured by Nature course, thanks to National Lottery Awards for All. This course will meet weekly on a Tuesday to learn about sustainability and the principles of permaculture, through practical activities. Attendees will develop transferable skills such as improved communication, the ability to understand and work sensitively with those different from you, teamwork, self-confidence and reflection.

Services

Services

Hockerton Housing Project offers a wide range of advisory, project management and support services to individuals, communities, businesses and academia. Can we help you with your green energy or building project? We specialise in autonomous and zero carbon homes, and self-sufficiency in energy and water.

Introduction to permaculture

Introduction to permaculture

Join us in September for a weekend course to inspire attendees in the principles of permaculture.

Permaculture is an integrated approach to designing healthy, productive, wildlife friendly, places. The ethics and design principles can be applied to every area of your life. Attendees will learn about these design principles and consider how the approach can be applied to individual circumstances to develop sustainable homes, land and communities.

Latest Blog: Book review: There is no Planet B

This is a great book which gives the carbon facts about our consumption in a relatively easy way to understand. Mike has covered all aspects of life including a detailed first chapter on food but also travel, money, investment  and values. Whilst he is very clear about what needs to be achieved to prevent 1.5 degrees […]

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New Videos

Our HEAT BATTERY is explained in a new video click here. In this new video we explain how heat is stored in the thermal mass of our houses, what is required to make this work technically and how it is achieved in practice. There are other videos too take a look.

Book Sale

All our informative and highly detailed book chapters are on sale for a limited time. Don’t miss out click here to view the offer.

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