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Our wine producer: Le Père Manu in the Beaujolais region.

2019-01-10T13:25:30+00:0010 Jan, 2019|Our Favourite interrests, Permacultre, The Camping Life|

Our wine producer: Les Caves du Père Manu Le Père Manu is a wine producer in Beaujolais. He delivers the campsite regularly but we had never been to his place… When we returned from our family vacation in a campervan, we went to visit him. So the cellar is located 10 km west [...]

Meeting of Permaculture Normandie 2018 at Le Brévedent.

2019-01-14T21:15:33+00:0019 Dec, 2018|Events, Permacultre|

To receive professionals from permaculture in Le Brévedent, a real pleasure! Last 6 and 7 October, the Normand meetings of Permaculture took place at Camping Le Brévedent. The Osmose Association, Claire Grenon and Stéphane Molino, were in charge of organizing these meetings of the Normandy Permaculture Association.A free and self-managed event. Each of [...]

Our Favourite Producers: Les Bruyères Carrées.

2018-07-07T08:23:52+00:0007 Jul, 2018|The Camping Life|

    Today, let’s talk about our cider, calvados, poiré… producer, Benoît Charbonneau. A local mayor but also a producer of local products, Benoît, is a long term partner with whom the Campsite still works. In between the orchards and the animals you’ll find the cella, where everything goes on, after the harvest, of cround [...]

Does the tents still exist ?

2018-06-28T07:47:36+00:0028 Jun, 2018|The Camping Life|

The little parisian that I am, persuaded that the campsite was really now “outdoor hospitality”. And who says hotel says builded/hard? accomodation, comfort and services...  Well, no ! I mean yes, but not really, and however it’s good ; really good ! In Castel Camping le Brévedent, we take pleasure to plant our tents, on [...]

The comfrey flower !

2018-06-28T07:44:53+00:0028 Jun, 2018|The Camping Life|

Today, incredible ! I have just discovered, through Raphaël, that I could eat flowers of my garden (and his) ! Not all the flowers, of course, but the flower of comfrey, yes ! And me who thought it was just a weed … It’s a fantastic how this little purple or white flower which shoot [...]

Simon, the beekeeper of the Brévedent

2018-06-28T07:41:07+00:0028 Jun, 2018|The Camping Life|

Who says permaculture says respect for nature and natural methods, then, for pollination, what does it take? Insects of course ! It is therefore quite logical that in the Brévedent, bees are pampered. The little workers in striped suits work hard, foraging from flower to flower and producing a good golden honey. And this morning, [...]

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