Helping develop a ‘Culture of Wood’
Hillyfield is a 45 acre secluded valley within Dartmoor National Park with a remarkably rich diversity of environments. Woodland, Pasture, Lakes & the river Harbourne.
-Develop & Implement a plan for truly sustainable farm & woodland management.
-Support and encourage ecologically diverse, rich, and varied environments.
-Involve the community in learning about and caring for the land.
-Bring people together in a positive active relationship with the land.
-Work closely with Dartmoor National Park, the Forestry Commission, and other partners including Universities & Colleges (Plymouth University, Bicton College, Schumacher & Dartington), Charities (Moor Trees, TCV, Woodland Trust), and local groups (Sustainable South Brent, Devon Rural Skills, Slapton FSC).
-Offer opportunities to learn sustainable holistic land management and traditional craft.
-Develop sustainable land-based business to provide quality produce for the local community including timber, charcoal, firewood, hay, and other products.
-Explore potential for green technology throughout all areas.
-Enjoy the land with annual camps and activities.