Orchard Barn is
run by OBee Community Interest Company
These are our
Provide environmentally sustainable indoor and outdoor facilities and
structure for community activities.
participation in heritage activities.
opportunities for learning traditional skills through practical
and encourage the use of, natural resources and organic techniques
through education, communication of best practices and practical
demonstration of uses.
and enhance the historic features of the local landscape, including
community-supported vegetable plots, orchards, and woodland.
Encourage existing wildlife, and aim to increase biodiversity, by
improving the habitat of sites within the local community.
increased access to, and opportunities for exercise in, green space
that is close to the community.
Increase, through a holistic educational programme, community awareness
and understanding of the effect the individual has on the environment –
and the vital interconnectedness between the health of the environment
and the health of the individual.
Mostly we enjoy meeting outside, but
for several months of the year it would be lovely to have a warm
meeting room in the main barn. Your donation would help this happen. We
will be constructing a wood fueled Masonry Heater in July 2019 and
purchase the following:-
Firebox door £350
Oven door £420
Flue, cowl, fixings and flashing
and finally the Design work for the
stove construction £840
The Masonry Stove will look
something like this. It will be a huge heat sink that once warm will
radiant warmth for many hours after an initial firing using small
Your donation is very much
appreciated. Thank-you from all volunteers and future visitors and
students who will
enjoy using the warm meeting room at Orchard Barn for years to come.