We are Steward Community Woodland, known locally as Steward Wood – we’re a group of people who are living and working together and have been experimenting with permaculture food growing and land use, community dynamics, renewable energy and appropriate technology, building our own dwellings using low-impact materials, small-scale woodland management and experiential and home education
We live on 32 acres of plantation woodland on a steep hillside, located in the beautiful Wray Valley on the edge of Dartmoor. The community was founded in 2000 and is currently twelve adults and nine children. But, we’re facing eviction.
We carried out a hugely successful crowd-funder in order to raise money for our public inquiry but unfortunately the planning inspector ruled against us.
Below is the original Crowd-funder film: