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We’re renovating the farm in a sustainable way. See how we recycle and upcycle to make a new home with little money.

Build Review: now & next

Build Review: now & next

After two years on the tools, it’s a good time to recap where we’re at now and what comes next.

A patio

A patio

Our newly-built herb garden felt adrift from the house. It needed a new connection.

A Courtyard

A Courtyard

With the buildings renovated, it’s time to improve access to them and tidy up the outside.

Storage Larder

Storage Larder

The only problem with growing and preserving our own food is we need somewhere to keep it! Time to build some storage.

Allotment & Orchard

Allotment & Orchard

Turning a garden from an overgrown mess into a paradise takes time and patience.

Garage repair

Garage repair

To make a change from working in the garage, it was time to work on the building itself.

How we built… a trailer

How we built… a trailer

Donated to the farm, our new trailer arrived as a wreck. But after a few months in the garage it’s now ready to haul all over again.

How we built… a bathroom

How we built… a bathroom

Cold, damp and smelly – even after a bath. Not us, the bathroom. It needed its own wash and brush-up to make it look presentable.

How we built… two cosy bedrooms

How we built… two cosy bedrooms

Waking up in a cold, damp bedroom each morning was depressing. It was time to get to work and make our surroundings a little more comfortable.

How we built… A Herb-Diner

How we built… A Herb-Diner

We used a stack of old pallets to transform an overgrown pocket garden into a fragrant outdoor dining space surrounded by herbs and flowers where we can enjoy meals with guests.

How we built…. a Farmhouse Kitchen

How we built…. a Farmhouse Kitchen

At the heart of every good home is a good kitchen. A central place to congregate, cook and chat. We built a practical, social space for 1600€.

How we built… a Greenhouse

How we built… a Greenhouse

For under 600€ we converted an unused equipment storage hanger into a large greenhouse to grow all our delicate crops.

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Ménéac, France

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