What we offer

Old Wood Organic CIC is situated between Skellingthorpe and Old Wood an ancient Woodland Trust mixed woodland with wildlife, wild flowers and wood carvings. The the major species being ash, oak, lime, field maple and birch. In our patch of woodland we have a no-dig community garden where volunteers and groups learn to grow a wide range of edible crops without digging, using composted mulches. A healing garden where participants are encouraged to spend time connecting with the senses through nature-based Yoga and mindfulness practices and a forest school area with a fire circle, mud kitchen, slack line, swings and hidden peace tents. There is a compost toilet and car parking available on site.

Woodland Wellbeing

Active Wellbeing Community

Supportive social connection is fostered through the dynamics of an inclusive wellbeing community.

Team and Corporate

Wellbeing, education and environmental consciousness

Educating people about the environment, supporting peoples wellbeing, and increasing resilience.


  • Support as many people as possible to suffer less, to enjoy life and to live with a deep reverence for the earth.
  • Develop freely available nature-connected activities for mental health and wellbeing.
  • Supporting in particular those who would otherwise find it difficult to access green-spaces and nature connected activities, for example due to accessibility, age, location, language, or financial hardship.
  • Support people to be mindful of consumption both individually and collectively.
  • Promote peace, understanding, joy and wellbeing.
  • Develop compassion within the community.


  • To run an organisation that does not harm others or oneself, so that we can help reduce the suffering of living beings on Earth and stop contributing to climate change.
  • To learn and share ways to protect the lives of people, animals, plants, and minerals.
  • To make changes to our daily lives to reduce emissions, particularly from transport, energy use and the everyday items we all consume.
  • To practice generosity in thinking, speaking, and acting. To share our time, energy, and material resources with those who are in need.
  • To cultivate responsibility and learn ways to protect the safety and integrity of individuals, couples, families, and society.
  • Not to discriminate against any form of gender identity or sexual orientation.
  • To cultivating compassionate speech and listening in order to relieve suffering and to promote reconciliation and peace in ourselves and among other people, ethnic and religious groups, and communities.
  • To practice an awareness of how we consume edible foods, sense impressions, volition, and consciousness.
  • Working not to try to cover up loneliness, anxiety, or other suffering by losing ourselves in consumption.
  • To consume in a way that preserves peace, joy, and well-being in our bodies and consciousness, and in the collective body and consciousness of our families, society and the Earth.