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2016 Update

Kristy  Bard
This year we successfully grafted Toka plums onto our wild plums. We experimented with several apple grafts as well, but only one took. We are in the process of brewing 24 gallons of apple cider from our apples, and have some apple cider vinegar on the go as well. In the Spring we bought two Tok...

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Goji Berries in my Aquaponics System

John Stevenson
The Lycium barbarum grows a fruit commonly called Goji berries (also called wolfberries). They are a very popular superfood. We grow them outside in the soil as well as in the aquaponics system. They are raised in a Dutch bucket system filled with expanded clay media. This is fed with a constan...

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Sítio da Sorte

Sítio da Sorte
I'm living in the City of Votorantim (São Paulo State/Brazil) and I'm planning to live in a small farm next year (2017) with my wife. My parents live in the place and they can't support it by them self cause they are getting old. The small farm has some potential but I'm quite new...
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Short video for 1100 days in a Food Forest

Chris McLeod
Hi everyone, I've just updated the previous video of 500 days in a Food Forest with and additional 600 days of footage! Yup, that's 1100 days in a Food Forest. If you've ever wanted to spend some time in a food forest, well now you can without having to leave your chair! Chris
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Vanapa - Designing A Sustainable Living...

Vanapa - Designing A Sustainable Living Model
5 acre Family run farm, we work closely with nature and are learning to align our life with the elements of nature. We are working towards making this a Permaculture/Natural Farming demonstration site and a site to promote afforestation.
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Zone 1 Kitchen Garden

Zoe McGrath
(September 2015) A front lawn with a slope and zero productivity. Our mission: "Create a zone 1 keyhole garden on contour that the animals can't wreak havoc on. Oh and don't block the view, please".  The original, rough plan: To begin, we broke up the lawn with the digger on the tractor and ...
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2016 Autumn: Move to Japan

Nick Sikorski
At the end of October I moved to Japan to join my wife who left France a month before I did. The plan still stands: to get some more experience farming, to find some land and to create my own micro-farm. However, as things are moving forwards, the details are becoming clearer: I have spent the pa...
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2016 Summer: La Ferme de Sainte Marthe

Nick Sikorski
Following on from my online PDC with Geoff Lawton and two sort courses at la Ferme du Bec Hellouin, I wanted to get some serious experience of working the land, along with a proper global look at organic farming. I chose la Ferme de Sainte Marthe because they are associated with la Ferme du Bec H...
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2015 Summer: La Ferme du Bec Hellouin

Nick Sikorski
Having just finished my online PDC with Geoff Lawton I wanted to get some on-the-ground experience and, preferably, at a permaculture centre with a good reputation. As I was living in France at the time, I decided to visit the Ferme du Bec Hellouin in Normandy, a permaculture-inspired micro-farm ...
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2015 Spring: Geoff Lawton's Online PDC

Nick Sikorski
Finished my online PDC with Geoff Laton last year now. Was worried about the disadvantages of studying at a distance and not actually getting my hands dirty, so to speak. However, having completed the course, obtaining my certificate and talking with a number of people who got their PDC the old-f...
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2016 Autumn: Move to Japan

Nicholas Sikorski
At the end of October I moved to Japan to join my wife who left France a month before I did. The plan still stands: to get some more experience farming, to find some land and to create my own micro-farm. However, as things are moving forwards, the details are becoming clearer: I have spent the pa...
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2016 Summer: La Ferme de Sainte Marthe

Nicholas Sikorski
Following on from my online PDC with Geoff Lawton and two sort courses at la Ferme du Bec Hellouin, I wanted to get some serious experience of working the land, along with a proper global look at organic farming. I chose la Ferme de Sainte Marthe because they are associated with la Ferme du Bec H...
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2015 Summer: La Ferme du Bec Hellouin

Nicholas Sikorski
Having just finished my online PDC with Geoff Lawton I wanted to get some on-the-ground experience and, preferably, at a permaculture centre with a good reputation. As I was living in France at the time, I decided to visit the Ferme du Bec Hellouin in Normandy, a permaculture-inspired micro-farm ...
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2015 Spring: Geoff Lawton's Online PDC

Nicholas Sikorski
Finished my online PDC with Geoff Laton last year now. Was worried about the disadvantages of studying at a distance and not actually getting my hands dirty, so to speak. However, having completed the course, obtaining my certificate and talking with a number of people who got their PDC the old-f...
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Сергей Белик
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Прошли 2 месяца

Сергей Белик
Вот и сидетраты, видов 25 разных трав, поднимают головы к небу. А тут ещё и майский дождик.
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Прошол 1 месяц

Сергей Белик
Апрель 2012  после приезда Большой Лопаты

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Начало пути

Сергей Белик
Весна 2012 Так начинался мой эксперемент уже нарисован подробный план участка и заказан экскаватор

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