A famous model of pioneering ecological farming in Europe, the Bec Hellouin Farm is the life’s work of Perrine and Charles Hervé-Gruyer. The approach used by Perrine and Charles is based on the techniques of natural farming and especially permaculture, a technique of nature-led cultivation.

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    When Charles and Perrine Hervé-Gruyer set out to create their farm in an historic Normandy village, they had no idea how much their lives would change. Neither one had ever farmed before. The ‘Farme du Bec Hellouin’ has since become a celebrated model for growing food, sequestrating carbon, creating jobs, and increasing biodiversity, without using fossil fuels. Permaculture- Healing the earth, feeding the people is the tale of a couple that has succeeded to grow the most food possible, in the most ecological way. Market farmers and home gardeners alike will find much in these pages, but so will those who’ve never picked up a hoe. It’s an inspiring tale…When Charles and Perrine Hervé-Gruyer set out to create their farm in an historic Normandy village, they had no idea how much their lives would change. Neither one had ever farmed before. The ‘Farme du Bec Hellouin’ has since become a celebrated model for growing food, sequestrating carbon, creating jobs, and increasing biodiversity, without using fossil fuels. Permaculture- Healing the earth, feeding the people is the tale of a couple that has succeeded to grow the most food possible, in the most ecological way. Market farmers and home gardeners alike will find much in these pages, but so will those who’ve never picked up a hoe. It’s an inspiring tale…

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PERRINE & CHARLES HERVE-GRUYER

PERMACULTURE
Healing the earth, feeding the people

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A famous model of pioneering ecological farming in Europe, the Bec Hellouin Farm is the life’s work of Perrine and Charles Hervé-Gruyer. The approach used by Perrine and Charles is based on the techniques of natural farming and especially permaculture, a technique of nature-led cultivation.

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